Peg City Climate Jam

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Sat Feb 9 @ 9 PM - 5PM @ U of W Richardson College (599 Portage Ave)

Join us for a day-long forum exploring the urgency of climate change and the transformative solutions emerging in our communities. Our goal with this event is to help people connect, collaborate, plan, and take action on our local, green transition. Free event. Advance register.

Plastic-Free Lunch

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Thu Jan 31 @ 12-1pm @ Eco-Centre (3- 303 Portage Ave)

Join Green Action Centre for a screening of CBC Marketplace's video "Why buying plastic free groceries is so hard", plus a delicious, plastic-free lunch. FREE if you BYO-lunch or $10 for lunch.

Mending Workshop

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Sun Jan 20 @ 1:30-4:30 @ Henderson Library (1050 Henderson Hwy)

From creating patches, to mending tears and learning new stitches, join the Pembina Fibreshed for an exciting workshop on restoring clothing for a sustainable wardrobe.

Conquer the Cold 2019: Workshop

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Sun Jan 20 @ 11-3pm @ McBeth House (31 McBeth St)

The Manitoba Nature Summit's inspiring day of outdoor workshops, survival skills, movement activities, and comfort food, designed to help parents and kids connect to nature all year round!

IPCC 1.5℃ Report Analysis

Here is a link 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

  • Wind power making gains as competitive source of electricity

    Jan. 16, 2019- CBC News-

    Recent contracts awarded in Alberta and Saskatchewan will keep electricity prices low

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  • Coal-fired plants shutting down, despite Trump’s promises

    Jan. 14, 2019- CBC News-

    With cheaper natural gas and renewables, aging coal generators too expensive to keep up

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New on this Site

  • Recent changes on our website…

    November 23, 2018– Looking for a new climate-related app? We’ve just updated our Cool Apps section to include three great apps that will keep you informed of data, sustainable consumption choices, and global actions to partake in.

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Climate-Friendly Schools

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