Green Action Centre - Job Posting
Deadline: Sun Nov 30 @ midnight
Green Action Centre is looking for a Workplace Commuter Options Coordinator.
This is a 8-month term position, at 15 hours per week, with a flexible work schedule and the possibility of extension.
Thanks Assiniboine Credit Union!
Our bright new website would not have been possible without the generous support from our friends at Assiniboine Credit Union.
... and they don't just help us. They support lots of other sustainability activities thoughout Manitoba.
Idle-Free Zone sign campaign 10-years old
For the last 10 years Manitobans have seen colourful “Healthy Communities Don’t Idle” signs pop up across their province.
You can read all about it in the Fall 2014 issue of the Manitoba Eco Network Eco Journal.
Sun Certified Builders Co-op builds low-energy homes. They build to a model called Passive House or passivhaus, something that isn’t often used in Manitoba – yet.
Inspiring local stories & videos
Idle Free Zone signs
Get your Idle Free Zone signs
Tools for schools
Snow-covered Buffalo area faces risk of roof collapses, flooding
Nov 21, 2014 – CBC News
A snowfall that brought huge drifts and closed roads in the Buffalo area finally ended Friday as the looming threat of rain and higher temperatures through the weekend and beyond raised the possibility of floods and more roofs collapsing under the heavy loads.
Dramatic arrest of Kinder Morgan protesters met with defiance and pride
Nov 20, 2014 – Vancouver Observer
Thursday was the most dramatic day in a months-long battle between citizens and Texas-based Kinder Morgan over the company’s controversial Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project. In a rapid sweep, RCMP arrested as many as two dozen Kinder Morgan protesters on Burnaby Mountain.
Global Warming is probably boosting lake-effect snowstorms
Nov 19, 2014 – Slate
In the aftermath of a massive lake-effect snowfall event in western New York state, it’s worth asking: Is climate change playing a role here? The short answer is: yes
New on this Site
Recent changes on our website…
We’ve added an inspiring 12-minute video called “Soil Carbon Cowboys“ to our Pasture management page. It shows the success that ranchers in Saskatchewan and North Dakota have had in improving soil carbon, increasing nutritional value of their forage, and improving the moisture handling of their land by using rotational grazing.
Climate Update #255 - eepurl.com/7qbE5 Global Justice Film Festival + Green Drinks + DIY workshop + Climate News + Green Job