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 22 , 3 pm screening moderated by Terry McLeod, host of the CBC Weekend Morning Show
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.
Watch the first trailer for Leonardo DiCaprio’s 2016 climate change documentary “Before the Flood”
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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