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Climate Change Got You Down?

Floods and fires are on our minds in the Okanagan and all over the world. As we experience dramatic weather events that have been predicted by climate scientists, it is an opportunity to discuss the urgency of taking climate action… Continue Reading →

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April 2017 Symposium “Energy: Our Present, Our Future”

First Things First Okanagan invited twenty-four dynamic speakers from around British Columbia to address, “Energy: our present our future” in Penticton. A trade display explored new and sustainable energy technologies and programs. 12 p.m. keynote address: Alisha Clancy, David Suzuki Foundation… Continue Reading →

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Symposium Sponsors

The 2017 Alternative Energy Symposium was made possible by our very generous sponsors! Special thanks to: Fortis BC, The City of Penticton, Berry & Smith, Quick-Therm Insulation Solutions, Argon Electrical Solar, Betts Electric, Penticton Lakeside Resort, Whole Foods Market, Huber… Continue Reading →

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MP Richard Cannings spreading our name in The House

As some of you may know, we formed First Things First Okanagan a couple of years ago after a meeting with Fred Ritchie. Dick Cannings was there at the beginning and now he is in the Canadian House of Commons… Continue Reading →

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“Surveying the Field of Climate Change Science” with Harvey Quamme

Join us on Feb. 28th, 2017 at the Penticton Public Library/Museum Auditorium, part of Penticton’s “Brown Bag Lecture Series”, from 12:00pm to 1:00 pm. Titled: “Surveying the Field of Climate Change Science,” by Harvey Quamme. Harvey,  Penticton’s own retired agricultural… Continue Reading →

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Influencing and Educating others on Climate Change

Science Illiteracy is a tool that many politicians and Anti-Climate Action Activists use to make Climate Change seem inevitable and confusing. This is how and why people tend to get frustrated and deny the fact Climate Action needs to happen… Continue Reading →

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“Meeting Water Challenges: Are You Ready?” with Robert Sandford and Don Gayton

robert-sandford-and-don-gayton-posterPlease Mark your Calendars for: Monday, November 28, 7 – 9:00 p.m. (doors open 6:30) at  The Cleland Theatre, 325 Power St., Penticton. As Robert Sandford, the EPCOR Chair for Water andClimate Security at the United Nations University Institute for Water,… Continue Reading →

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Solar Fair 2016 Video Highlights

First Things First Okanagan hosted a Solar Fair/Symposium Saturday March 12, 2016. Talks in the Okanagan College Lecture Theatre were videotaped. Links to the talks are as follows: SOLAR FAIR Community Solar (Carmen Proctor) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jk69ab-6fGw SOLAR FAIR Eco Sage (Tabitha… Continue Reading →

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Solar Fair Speakers and Events

 

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