SBM “Virtual Building Tour”

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Thu Oct 7, Oct 14, Oct 21, & 28 @ noon

Zoom

Join Sustainable Building Manitoba's Sustainable Building Bus Tour virtually. Tour 4 inspiring building projects in Northern Manitoba, Minneapolis, Ottawa, and Clearwater - from your home or desk every Thursday in October.

Electric Vehicle Festival

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Sat Sep 25 @ 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

IKEA, 500 Sterling Lyon Parkway

Interested in electric vehicles? Come and speak with current EV owners and see the vehicles they drive.

Everyone is invited to attend the prairie’s best EV festival, the 10th annual manitobaEVfest!

Road to Resilience

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The Climate Action Team has launched Manitoba’s Road to Resilience - an achievable and concrete pathway to a better future.

It shows what is needed to feed, shelter, transport goods & people, and produce electricity without the use of fossil fuels, with foundational chapters on nature, green jobs, and the human impacts of climate change.

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Click here to donate electronically

Or send a cheque to "MakeWay Charitable Society - Climate Change Connection".

400-163 W. Hastings Vancouver BC V6B 1H5 (Don't worry. Your whole donation comes to us in Manitoba - and it's charitable.)

Thanks to the Manitoba Seniors for Sustainability campaign for raising awareness and concern.

IPCC 1.5℃ Report Analysis

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to a 1-sheet PDF Summary of the IPCC 1.5℃ report including suggestions for a strategy to help us prepare for this future.

The IPCC released a report on how quickly we need to take carbon out of the atmosphere to limit global warming to 1.5°C and avoid its most destructive consequences.

News

  • Bison adds electric big rig to fleet

    Sep 3, 2021 – Winnipeg Free Press –

    This is a courageous and inspiring initiative on the part of Bison Transport – “For a trucking company to jump on to a new technology … the entire industry need(s) to be adjusted.” – Terry Shaw, MTA. Last year, the Manitoba and federal governments came up with a $12 million annual support through the Efficient Trucking Program. Unfortunately that program does not support anything other than diesel technology. Electric truck technologies do not qualify for support.

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  • ‘Code red for humanity’ met with deafening silence

    Aug 31, 2021 – Winnipeg Free Press –

    OPINION – “We need to act quickly. We need a change of heart. We need to elect politicians and support business leaders who have vision and who are prepared to lead, rather than be popular.”

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New on this Site

  • Recent changes on our website…

    April 21, 2021We have updated 5 website pages in the “GHG Emissions – Manitoba” section. Manitoba Greenhouse Gas (GHG) data has been updated to include 2019. The Large Final Emitter page in this section will be updated soon.

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Climate Update #323: Fridays for Future (TODAY), Manitoba EVfest, Idle Free Signs, Happy Walktober and climate-friendly thanks - https://t.co/OdEJUvGGUq

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