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Passive House Course

Fri Feb 19 @ 9 am - 5 pm

Richardson College, University of Winnipeg

This 1-day course provides an understanding of Passive House design fundamentals for cost effective, low energy buildings with increased occupant comfort and reduced mechanical systems.

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Reel Green Fundraiser

Thu Mar 10 @ 7pm

The MET Theatre, 281 Donald St

This Manitoba Eco-Network annual fundraiser is an evening of inspiring short films that celebrate our natural environment. Cash bar, delicious food, raffle, and live auctions. Evening hosted by Global News reporter, Talia Ricci.

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Naomi Klein in Winnipeg

Fri Apr 8 @ 6:30 PM

Knox United Church, 400 Edmonton

Naomi Klein will be speaking about her book "This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs the Climate". To address the root of climate change, she argues that corporate power needs to be reined in, local economies rebuilt, and democracy reclaimed.

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News

  • UK sugar, carbon taxes could produce £3.6B in revenue, reduce emissions by 19M tonnes

    Feb 5, 2016 – Sustainable Brands

    Could the health and environmental benefits of taxes on sugary drinks and carbon-intensive foods outweigh the out-of-pocket costs? New research from Oxford University and the University of Reading suggests that is indeed the case.

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  • Twenty-five recommendations to help Manitoba farmers mitigate climate change

    Jan 14, 2016 – Manitoba Cooperator

    Agriculture accounts for about ⅓ of Manitoba’s GHG emissions. But how agricultural land is used helps store carbon in soils and plants. Here are 25 very clear recommendations for ways to help farmers combat and adapt to climate change – 7 for programs, 6 for research, 6 for mitigation, and 6 others.

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