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      Change for Climate Talks 2019 in Edmonton

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      October 3, 2019

      Thursday   5:30 PM

      Allard Hall, MacEwan University , 11110 104 Ave NW
      Edmonton, Alberta

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      Change for Climate Talks 2019

      Climate change is our generation’s most significant challenge. Let’s come together and find ways to take action on climate change.  Change for Climate Talks will bring together nine community leaders, all from different backgrounds, to share why they act on climate change and inspire others to take action now. Our speakers for the evening  include: Andrew Bell - Director, Electric Vehicle Association of Alberta Growing electric vehicle adoption in Edmonton Connie Stacey - President, Growing Greener Innovations Combating climate change through innovation and entrepreneurship Jocelyn Crocker - Urban Farmer & Chair, Physics Program, NAIT The revolution is local: Why you should grow food and not lawns Kenton Zerbin - Tiny House & Permaculture Teacher, Designer, Consultant Living big in a tiny house while saving the world Mark Anielski - President & Chief Well-being Officer, Anielski Management Inc. Rethinking consumption: Measuring success through well-being and happiness Michael James and Sarah Connor - Coaches, Rebel Life Project Mental health impacts of climate change and building personal resiliency  Shannon Leblanc - Founding Board Member, Edmonton Tool Library  The sharing economy: How we can make the best use of our resources Sean Holman - Associate Professor of Journalism, Mount Royal University A crisis in coverage: How the news media fails to report on the climate emergency and what you can do about it Doors open at 5:30 pm with light refreshments and a cash bar; presentations begin at 6:30 pm. Tickets are only available in advance through Eventbrite.  *Note: Videos and photographs will be taken during the event.* Presentations from the Change for Climate Talks 2018 event can be viewed here:

      Categories: Science

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