Book Launch

Tue Nov 15 @ 7pm

Fools & Horses Coffee Shop

The launch of a new work of fiction by Winnipeg author Mark Burch. Euterra Rising is the story of a new civilization and the challenges it must overcome as it navigates a future without fossil fuels or a stable climate.



Global Justice Film Festival

Fri Nov 4 @ 7PM

Sat Nov 5 from 10AM to 5:30PM

University of Winnipeg

The 2016 festival features films from the Travelling World Community Film Festival. Friday's opening film is about South India’s first female taxi driver. On Saturday, there are 17 films to choose from.



Call of the Forest: The Forgotten Wisdom of Trees

Sat Oct 22 - Sun Oct 30

Cinematheque (100 Arthur St)

This acclaimed film tours some of the earth’s last great forests and speaks about their endangerment and what we can do about it. Panel to follow the Sat Oct 223 pm screening moderated by Terry McLeod, host of the CBC Weekend Morning Show


Sustainability Month

Sustainability Month

October is Sustainability Month! 

Events across the province aim to inspire and empower Manitobans to lead more sustainable lives - talks, book readings, workshops, theatre performances, music concerts, art exhibits, food markets...



Arctic Youth Forum

Mon Dec 5 - 8:30AM-3:30PM

505 Chalmers Ave, Wpg

Elmwood High School is bridging the gap between arctic research and science education with a day-long Arctic Climate Change Youth forum.




  • Mini-home builders pushing for major bylaw amendments

    Oct 21, 2016 – Winnipeg Free Press –

    The owners of the city’s only custom builder of tiny houses have a big problem — they haven’t been able to convince Winnipeg officials to amend city bylaws to allow for mini homes to be built on individual lots in the city.


  • ‘Monumental’ deal to cut HFCs, fastest growing greenhouse gases

    Oct 15, 2016 – BBC News –

    Delegates meeting in Rwanda accepted a complex amendment to the Montreal Protocol that will see richer countries cut back their hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) use from 2019. HFCs are widely used in fridges, air conditioning and aerosol sprays.


New on this Site

  • Recent changes on our website…

    Sep 21, 2016 – The Manitoba Government is preparing to put a price on carbon. So, we have added a section to the Solutions area of our website to explain carbon pricing. This included the addition of pages on carbon pricing, carbon tax, and revenue recycling. We also reorganized our pages that explain cap and trade. In all, 6 webpages were added or reworked.



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