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June 2019

Student Climate March

June 28, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Sir Winston Churchill Square Edmonton, Alberta Canada + Google Map

12:00pm* - Meet at Churchill Square! 12:30pm* - We will start marching to the legislature! 1:15pm* - We will arrive at the legislature! Our provisional plan upon arrival is to march around the legislature building singing songs and using noise makers. Then we will stand in a circle around the legislature and continue to sing/use noise makers. This strike is meant to oppose government inaction on climate change. Please make sure to check the forecast and dress accordingly. For warm…

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July 2019

Weekend of Waste: Art Exploration Workshop

July 4, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12056 Jasper Ave NW, 12056 Jasper Ave NW
Edmonton, Alberta T5K 0P3 Canada
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Enjoy a multi-sensory experience by touring the Edmonton Waste Management Centre and exploring the site to reinvigorate your artistic practice and by looking through a new lens. Take in the sights, sounds, and smells while taking photos, drawing, recording sounds, and documenting the visit. Collect ideas and imagery and be inspired by the vast array of material and possibilities during this professional development session. Former EWMC Artist in Residence Leanne Olson will guide you through the facilities and share her…

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Urban Beekeeping Tours

July 5, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
MacEwan University, 10700 104 Avenue
Edmonton, T5J4S2
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You're invited to join MacEwan University's Office of Sustainability for an Urban Beekeeping Tour! During this tour, guests will explore the bee hotel and rooftop beehives that were installed in 2016. Through a general overview, learn interesting facts about pollinators like honeybees and how you can get involved in food security initiatives at MacEwan and at home. The tour runs for approximately 50 minutes to allow for questions and discussion. Please note: - The tour is accessible for guests of…

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Downtown Sustainability Stroll

July 9, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Sir Winston Churchill Square Edmonton, Alberta Canada + Google Map

When people think of cities and downtown areas in particular, sustainability and the environment are not often at the top of mind. This tour will change that by highlighting the innovative ways the City of Edmonton and Edmonton businesses have reduced their impact on the environment by outlining the many initiatives that are happening right within the heart of our city. We will also share how you can take personal action to reduce your impact through the City’s Change for…

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City of Edmonton Executive Committee Meeting – Discussing Energy Transition Strategy Targets

July 12, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Sir Winston Churchill Square Edmonton, Alberta Canada + Google Map

On July 12th the Edmonton City Council Executive Committee will be meeting regarding Edmonton’s Energy Transition Strategy targets (https://www.edmonton.ca/city_government/city_vision_and_strategic_plan/energy-transition.aspx) as outlined in the Edmonton Declaration (https://www.edmonton.ca/city_government/environmental_stewardship/change-for-climate-edmonton-declaration.aspx). If we show council that the public wants climate action then council will move forward with a strong energy transition strategy and we can organize to influence it. Please attend the council meeting. Together we can make Edmonton’s energy transition better for everyone. WHERE: River Valley Room. 1 Sir Winston Churchill Square. Edmonton, Alberta.…

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Urban Beekeeping Tours

July 17, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
MacEwan University, 10700 104 Avenue
Edmonton, T5J4S2
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You're invited to join MacEwan University's Office of Sustainability for an Urban Beekeeping Tour! During this tour, guests will explore the bee hotel and rooftop beehives that were installed in 2016. Through a general overview, learn interesting facts about pollinators like honeybees and how you can get involved in food security initiatives at MacEwan and at home. The tour runs for approximately 50 minutes to allow for questions and discussion. Please note: - The tour is accessible for guests of…

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Dr. Angele Alook: Climate Justice, Just Transition, Energy Future

July 28, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sewing Machine Factory, 9562 82 Ave NW ALLEY ENTRY
Edmonton, Alberta T6C0Z8 Canada
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SHORT NOTICE, INCREDIBLE OPPORTUNITY. Dr. Angele Alook from Bigstone Cree Nation has offered to share some of their research with our community. Publication: Indigenous Gendered Experiences of Work in an Oil Dependent, Rural Alberta Community. Presentations: Climate Justice, Just Transition, and Energy Futures for Indigenous Peoples. Short Documentary screening of “It Is Broken” (created with filmmaker Jamie Bourque) Join us for this incredible opportunity to learn from a very knowledgeable Indigenous researcher. This is a free event but we always…

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August 2019

Downtown Sustainability Stroll

August 1, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Sir Winston Churchill Square Edmonton, Alberta Canada + Google Map

When people think of cities and downtown areas in particular, sustainability and the environment are not often at the top of mind. This tour will change that by highlighting the innovative ways the City of Edmonton and Edmonton businesses have reduced their impact on the environment by outlining the many initiatives that are happening right within the heart of our city. We will also share how you can take personal action to reduce your impact through the City’s Change for…

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Downtown Sustainability Stroll

August 22, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Sir Winston Churchill Square Edmonton, Alberta Canada + Google Map

When people think of cities and downtown areas in particular, sustainability and the environment are not often at the top of mind. This tour will change that by highlighting the innovative ways the City of Edmonton and Edmonton businesses have reduced their impact on the environment by outlining the many initiatives that are happening right within the heart of our city. We will also share how you can take personal action to reduce your impact through the City’s Change for…

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December 2019

Speculative Energy Futures: Prototypes for Possible Worlds Exhibition

December 10, 2019 @ 8:00 am - January 11, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
FAB Gallery, 1-1 Fine Arts Building, University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta T6G2R3 Canada
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Free

This exhibition showcases interdisciplinary collaborative work produced by the participants of the multi-year research-creation project Speculative Energy Futures. Speculative Energy Futures brings together artists, activists, designers, engineers, scientists, humanists, social scientists, policy makers, Indigenous legal experts and more, to inquire into the complex intersections of climate change and energy transition, as interlocking sites of possibility as we imagine and model a range of potential low-carbon just futures. Prototypes for Possible Worlds is a proto exploration of where solarities can be…

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