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Refugees and the Environment: A story of cause and effect

Jan 31 2011 - 9:00pm to 10:00pm

Refugee movements are forced by and cause a host of environmental issues. Displacement by climate impacts is likely to be an ongoing issue for both the developed and developing world. Immigration policies and laws around environmental refugees are typically lacking. This presentation will discuss environmental refugees and climate change. Issues that will be canvassed include environmental justice and the current law and policy in Canada related to environmental refugees. Read more about Refugees and the Environment: A story of cause and effect

Location

Law Centre 237A
University of Alberta
Edmonton , AB

Arusha Happy Hour: Social Justice Travel Stories

Description:
Social Justice Travel Stories — ­ hear from activists who have traveled the world and discuss future travel opportunities around environmental and social justice. Share your stories or come to hear about other people's adventures!Email Sharon at Arusha [at] arusha [dot] org if you are interested in making a 5 minute presentation at this Happy Hour.As always, we'll have beverages available for Calgary Dollars and snacks.

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Film Screening & Panel Discussion - Americas in Transition/The Power of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak Oil

Location:
Edmonton

Description:
Change for Children, Canada World Youth & APIRG present: GVFF 2006 Screening/Panel Discussion with Ron Berezan-Urban Farmer; Marc Colbourne-Alberta Council for Global Cooperation; Phil Goebel- Hands Off VenezuelaSaturday, November 4, 2006 / 3:00 p.m.Empire Theatres City Centre / 3rd Flr. 10200 - 102 Ave.INFO: Zane 432-1877 ext. 310 / E: zhamm [at] cwy-jcm [dot] orgAmericas in Transition USA, 1981, 29 min.

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