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Albertan Businesses Banking on Green Energy Economic Boom and Jobs

Blog entry by Valerie Pachal | November 17, 2016

Albertan Businesses Building on Green Energy Economic Boom and Jobs The Green Energy Jobs Transition Panel held in Edmonton October 17 in Edmonton, discussed  the transition to a new economy based on renewables and carbon reduction,...

Will Trudeau and Notley rise to the Trump Climate Challenge? The early forecast is no.

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | November 16, 2016 1 comment

It’s absolutely perplexing. While many of us are trying to figure out how to increase global climate ambition in wake of the disastrous election south of the border the Canadian and Albertan government seem to have not gotten the...

Canada bans microbeads! Another move to tackle plastic pollution...and more needed!

Blog entry by Sarah King, Senior oceans strategist | November 14, 2016

When you google “microbeads,” calls to ban them pop up in the search results even before the trusty Wikipedia definition. That’s because scientific studies and environmental organizations have shone a spotlight on how these tiny,...

Solidarity with Clyde River: Noise Complaints to Trudeau

Blog entry by Julia Levin | November 14, 2016

The Issue: The Inuit of Clyde River are defending their tiny community from seismic blasting, which harms whales, puts their traditional way of life at risk and paves the way for destructive oil drilling in Arctic waters.  A...

Don’t Let Climate Change Take My Malbec

Blog entry by Valerie Pachal | November 10, 2016

Climate change is real, the effects are felt globally, and the Paris treaty becoming international law is one of the many signs that the worldwide community is taking efforts to limit the effects of global warming very seriously. ...

The countdown to Clyde River’s day in court is on!

Blog entry by Jesse Firempong | November 9, 2016

In less than a month, the Arctic community of Clyde River makes its biggest stand yet to assert their rights as Inuit—the right to have a say in what type of development is permitted in their territory and the right to protect their...

Together We Are Stronger Than Trump

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | November 9, 2016

I feel pretty devastated right now. Watching the votes roll in for the U.S. election and seeing a candidate that denies climate change and so openly promotes and embodies misogyny, racism, and hate become the next President...

We can literally print solar panels and yet Canada is still talking about pipelines

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | November 8, 2016

That’s about as simple as I can put the paradox I feel everyday living in a country that still hasn’t come to terms with the global crisis we are living in. All around the world we see the threats of the climate crisis –...

Solar4All: putting communities first in Alberta’s renewable energy move.

Blog entry by Mike Hudema | November 3, 2016

Solar4All: putting communities first in Alberta’s renewable energy move. Today, we are delivering a petition with over 8,000 signatures asking the Alberta government to prioritize communities in its move to renewables. We...

Mining without consent of the Algonquins of Barriere Lake?

Blog entry by Shane Moffatt, Head of Forest Campaign | November 3, 2016

On October 10 th , and as a part of the national Indigenous Day of Action, members of the  Algonquins of Barriere Lake took to Highway 117  to raise awareness of a new threat to their traditional territories – a prospective mine within...

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