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Oil & The Arts: Creative Responses to the Energy Economy

Public Speakers Series

How do oil and art mix? How are visual artists, performance artists, and writers responding to the oil and energy economy? How are artists and curators representing, documenting, and archiving Alberta’s oil economy? What is the role of public art in contemplating the issues arising from Alberta’s oil economy? This speaker series will feature local and international artists, activists, and critics whose creative work addresses these questions and responds to the energy economy.

Dates: May 13, 20, 27, June 3, 10
Time: 7-9pm
Location: Natural Resources Engineering Facility (NRE) 1-001, University of Alberta.  See map: http://www.campusmap.ualberta.ca/index.cfm?campus=1&sector=1&feature=24 Read more about Oil & The Arts: Creative Responses to the Energy Economy

Media Release

Pembina Institute opens Washington Bureau

With all eyes on U.S. energy and climate policy, Pembina introduces Director of U.S. Policy

WASHINGTON, D.C. — With the Canadian federal government determined to tie Ottawa's climate and energy policy to Washington's, the Pembina Institute announced today that it has established an on-the-ground presence in the U.S. capital. Read more about Pembina Institute opens Washington Bureau

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RePower Alberta: Building the Green Energy Economy - UPDATED

Apr 23 2010 - 1:00am

Do you think you have to choose between a great job and a healthy environment for your children? You don’t have to!

Learn the facts about Alberta’s potential for a green collar economy and how we can work together to put the power back in the hands of Albertans! Read more about RePower Alberta: Building the Green Energy Economy - UPDATED

Location

Room D308
Grande Prairie Regional College
Grande Prairie , AB
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YEP Speaker Event: Geothermal Energy and Carbon Offsets

Mar 11 2010 - 1:00am

Michael Moore, Senior Fellow, Institute for Sustainable Energy, Environment and Economy, University of Calgary speaks on Geothermal energy and carbon offsets

  • Doors open at 5:30 p.m., speaker starts at 6:00 p.m.
  • Socializing & Networking 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm    

http://www.devillecoffee.ca/

Event is free for members, $5 for non-members. A lifetime YEP Membership is $30 and can be purchased at the door. Read more about YEP Speaker Event: Geothermal Energy and Carbon Offsets

Location

Deville's in Arts Central
100 7 Avenue SW (SE corner of second level)
Calgary , AB
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Webinar: Greenhouse Gas Roundup

Feb 10 2010 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

If you’re like many Albertans, you’re probably asking yourself some pretty important questions about greenhouse gas and climate change.

  • What will Copenhagen mean?
  • Why is cap and trade controversial?
  • What are other places doing to address climate change through law and policy?

Or, maybe you’re not even sure which questions to ask. Whatever the case, let the Environmental Law Centre (ELC) get you started. Read more about Webinar: Greenhouse Gas Roundup

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YEP Calgary Speaker Event: Canada's Energy Strategy with Bruce Carson

Nov 19 2009 - 12:30am

Bruce Carson will discuss his vision for Canada's energy strategy as we approach the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen. Read more about YEP Calgary Speaker Event: Canada's Energy Strategy with Bruce Carson

Location

deVille in Art Central
100 7 Avenue SW (SE corner of second level)
Calgarry , AB
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A&WMA 103rd Annual Conference and Exhibition

Jun 22 2010 - 6:00am to Jun 25 2010 - 6:00am

The Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan professional organization that enhances knowledge and expertise by providing a neutral forum for information exchange, professional development, networking opportunities, public education, and outreach to more than 8000 environmental professionals in 65 countries. A&WMA also promotes global environmental responsibility and increases the effectiveness of organizations to make critical decisions that benefit society.

  Read more about A&WMA 103rd Annual Conference and Exhibition

Location

Calgary Telus Convention Centre
Calgary , AB
Media Release

Consumers Get Help in Choosing Carbon Offsets

Canadians heading off for summer vacation will have some help in making their holidays more environmentally friendly, thanks to a new guide ranking carbon offsets and vendors that encourages consumers to choose the highest quality carbon offsets. Read more about Consumers Get Help in Choosing Carbon Offsets

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