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ENERGY RETROFIT DEMO

 

NEWS CAFE

 
 

All of April, 721 Kildonan Dr

Come and view an innovative Low-energy Retrofit on an older home. Advanced methods are being used to reduce the home's heating & cooling load by appx 80%.

 

Tue Apr 29, 6 PM

Winnipeg Free Press News Café
237 McDermot Ave

Join us at Winnipeg Free Press News Café as the Manitoba Institute for Policy Research present Dr. Danny Blair (University of Winnipeg) and Jo-Ellen Parry (International Institute for Sustainable Development IISD) discussing the environmental transformations we can expect from climate change and the potential solutions. Pizza: $10. Policy: Free!

 
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Updated: Tue Apr 15   4:58 PM CDT

   
 

Harper government pressured to reject Northern Gateway after Kitimat defeat

Apr 13, 2014 - Vancouver Observer

Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his new Natural Resources Minister, Greg Rickford, are facing growing calls to reject the Northern Gateway oil sands pipeline, after the project was defeated in a critical Kitimat plebiscite vote Saturday.

 

Emissions rising to 'unprecedented levels,' UN climate change panel warns

Apr 13, 2014 - Associated Press

BERLIN - Emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases must drop by 40-70 per cent by 2050 to keep the global temperature rise below the 2-degree C cap set in UN climate talks. The opposite is happening now. On average global emissions rose by 2.2 per cent a year between 2000 and 2010, outpacing growth in previous decades to reach "unprecedented levels".

 
 

Enbridge loses the Kitimat plebiscite on Northern Gateway

Apr 12, 2014 - Vancouver Observer

KITIMAT - With a hushed crowd of about one hundred, the unofficial result of the Kitimat Northern Gateway pipeline plebiscite was read aloud Saturday evening. Instantly, those gathered at the downtown park erupted into screams of joy. Enbridge has lost the vote.

 

Oil and gas sector now Canada's biggest generator of greenhouse gases

Apr 12, 2014 - Canadian Press

TORONTO - An environmental analyst says a new report revealing that oil and gas production has become the single biggest source of greenhouse gas emissions adds further weight to calls for Ottawa to regulate the sector.