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South Okanagan Solar Energy Symposium March 12 Okanagan College Penticton

This free, public, all day event will Include: Keynote presentation by Josha MacNab of the Pembina Institute. Presentations on how communities can get involved The City of Nelson Solar Garden Penticton Indian Band EcoSage Project Presentation of the “Tiny Solar… Continue Reading →

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Australia exporting coal and… solar technology!

“In the last fiscal year, Australia earned $172bn from international sales of its natural resources. But earnings are decreasing. The office of the chief economist estimates that energy commodities earnings declined by 6% to $67bn last year because of a… Continue Reading →

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Fossil Of The Day Award

It seems the environmentalists won’t let Canada to come away from a Climate Change Conference without it. So far the Trudeau Government is doing better the previous Conservative Government. Canada was once a recipient of not one, but two special… Continue Reading →

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Morocco – a solar superpower by 2017

A very interesting article about solar energy in North Africa and the potential to distribute solar power to Europe.More in the Guardian.

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Criteria For Successful Climate Action By British Columbia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—NOVEMBER 20, 2015 ACADEMICS SET CRITERIA FOR SUCCESSFUL CLIMATE ACTION BY BRITISH COLUMBIA Open letter to B.C. Premier outlines elements of effective policies ahead of first ministers’ meeting with Trudeau VANCOUVER More than 25 prominent academics and policy… Continue Reading →

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100% Possible – Join The March For Climate Solutions

There is a growing consensus that we must get to a 100% clean energy economy by 2050 in order to stop the worst impacts of climate change. But what does this mean for Canada and how do we get there?… Continue Reading →

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2015 Paris Climate Conference – COP21 vs. Coal

“Coal will remain a safe bet for investors for decades to come as Asia drives future demand, says head of World Coal Association, Benjamin Sporton.” The Asia Asthma Development Board said China has the world’s highest mortality rate from asthma…. Continue Reading →

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Leapmanifesto – Naomi Klein, Neil Young, David Suzuki, Leonard Cohen

A Call For Canada based on caring for the Earth and One Another. We could live in a country powered entirely by renewable energy, woven together by accessible public transit, in which the opportunities of this transition are designed to… Continue Reading →

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“First Things First Okanagan” Inaugural Annual General Meeting, September 15

Date: September 15 Time: 7:00 pm Place: Shatford Centre, Penticton (on Main across from the Museum) If there are any individuals who wish to put their names or the name of another forward for a position on the Board we… Continue Reading →

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