Climate Change

ON HOLD: Moving Mountains 2020

Mar 27 2020 (All day) to Mar 29 2020 (All day)

From the Eventbrite page:

Be part of Moving Mountains #ClimateConvergence, which is being facilitated by [email protected] ( and the Climate Leadership Program (now known as the Regeneration Learning Society) on campus at UCalgary on March 27-29. Read more about ON HOLD: Moving Mountains 2020

Location

3655 36 Street NW
Calgary , AB

West Hillhurst Climate Conversation: Digital Edition

Mar 31 2020 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm

From the Calgary Climate Hub:

THIS JUST IN! What is a DIGITAL Community Climate Conversation? It's what a forward-leaning group like the Hub does in a time of great challenge to ensure we're still moving the ball on Climate!  Read more about West Hillhurst Climate Conversation: Digital Edition

Location

Robert McClure United Church
5510 26 Avenue NE
Calgary , AB

Teck Frontier decision highlights need for co-ordinated climate policy

Pembina Institute reacts to Teck Resources Limited decision to withdraw oilsands project

EDMONTON — SIMON DYER, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR at the Pembina Institute, made the following statement in response to Teck Resources Limited’s decision to withdraw the Frontier project application: Read more about Teck Frontier decision highlights need for co-ordinated climate policy

Teck announces withdrawal of Frontier oil sands mine project proposal

CPAWS welcomes announcement of project withdrawal of environmentally devastating Frontier oil sands mine

Edmonton — CPAWS welcomes the announcement by Teck Resources Limited CEO, Don Lindsay, that the company has withdrawn their application for the Frontier oil sands mine.  In Teck’s letter to the Minister of the Environment and Climate Change, Don Lindsay cites the need to address policy frameworks for tackling climate change and expresses urgent need to reduce global carbon emissions through carbon pricing and legislated caps for oil sands emissions. Read more about Teck announces withdrawal of Frontier oil sands mine project proposal

New report documents clash between rising oilsands emissions and Canada’s climate commitments

Pembina Institute recommends measures to halt rising emissions and decarbonize the oilsands sector

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Image of oil sands plant stacks

Photo: Fort McMurray, Alberta - Operation Arctic Shadow by Kris Krüg shared under a Creative Commons (BY-NC-ND) license | cropped from original

CALGARY — In a new report, the Pembina Institute documents the overall rise in greenhouse gas emissions from Canada’s oilsands, the conflict with the country’s 2030 and 2050 climate commitments, and how governments and industry can help ensure the sector remains competitive as it improves carbon performance.  Read more about New report documents clash between rising oilsands emissions and Canada’s climate commitments

Action Alert: Tell the Government to REJECT Teck Frontier Mine

This month the Government of Canada will approve or reject the massive 290 sq-km Teck Frontier oil sands mine project in northern Alberta. This project is a serious danger to our boreal forest and poses risks that cannot be ignored. If approved, the mine will threaten Wood Buffalo National Park, key species at risk, and Canada’s ability to reach its climate commitments. Nature can’t afford to support this project. 

Read more about Action Alert: Tell the Government to REJECT Teck Frontier Mine

Pineridge Climate Conversation

Feb 11 2020 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm

From the Calgary Climate Hub:

Pineridge, come shake off your winter blues by joining us in a climate conversation at the Robert McClure United Church on Tuesday February 11!

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What are the Climate Conversations? Read more about Pineridge Climate Conversation

Location

Robert McClure United Church
5510 26 Avenue NE
Calgary , AB

Renfrew Climate Conversation

Jan 23 2020 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm

From the Calgary Climate Hub:

Welcome back, Calgary climate champions!

We hope you had a GREAT holiday season and that you're ready to get back to work on the Climate Crisis with us! It's 2020 and we surely do have our work cut out for us. Let's get to it!  Read more about Renfrew Climate Conversation

Location

Renfrew Community Association
811 Radford Road NE
T2E 0R7 Calgary , AB

Cenovus shows companies are willing to accept more stringent climate policies

Pembina Institute reacts to Cenovus Energy Inc. announcement of new climate targets

CALGARY — BENJAMIN ISRAEL, SENIOR ANALYST at the Pembina Institute, made the following statement in response to an announcement by Cenovus Energy Inc.: Read more about Cenovus shows companies are willing to accept more stringent climate policies

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