After Paris: Video

The 2015 UN Climate Convention in Paris (COP21) was an unprecedented gathering of global political leaders, and it will determine the future of climate change politics for decades to come. For many, COP21 was considered to be the last opportunity for national governments to offer...

What Does Climate Change? 80 Years of Environmental Politics – Left and Right

January 29, 4:00-6:00pm Location: Edmonton Clinic Health Academy (11405 87 Ave NW), Room 2 430 Panelists: Laurie Adkin – co-author First World Petro-Politics (forthcoming), University of Alberta Nick Driedger – International Workers of the World Linda Duncan – MP Edmonton-Strathcona (New Democratic Party) Samir Gandesha – Institute of Humanities, Simon...

Cultures of Energy Podcast is Live

The Center for Energy & Environmental Research at Rice University has released the inaugural podcast of their series, Cultures of Energy. From iTunes: Cultures of Energy brings writers, artists and scholars together to talk, think and feel their way into the Anthropocene. We cover serious issues like...

CFP: Powering the Future: Energy Resources in Science Fiction and Fantasy

The recent rise of the interdisciplinary subfield of “Energy Humanities” as a prominent critical endeavour has seen an efflorescence of academic and cultural production from around the world focussing on the crucial topic of energy resources. A major spur for this work is, of course,...

After Paris: An Interdisciplinary Response to the UN Climate Convention

AFTER PARIS An Interdisciplinary Response to the UN Climate Convention Art Gallery of Alberta Ledcor Theatre 2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq. Edmonton, AB T5J 2C1 January 28 (7:00-9:00 pm)   The 2015 UN Climate Convention in Paris (COP21) was an unprecedented gathering of global political leaders, and it will determine the future of...

Energy Futures Lab Launches Fellowship to Shape Alberta’s Energy Future

From CNW: The Energy Futures Lab (EFL) announces the Energy Futures Lab Fellows - 40 influencers from industry, NGOs, government, academia, and First Nations communities across Alberta, who will work together over the next three years to help accelerate the transition to a sustainable, resilient energy...

Energy and Experience: An Essay in Nafthology – book now available!

Energy and Experience: An Essay in Nafthology (MCM Prime, 2015) By Antti Salminen & Tere Vadén Foreword by Jeff Diamanti   Free download of PDF @ http://www.mcmprime.com/books/energy-and-experience-an-essay-in-nafthology Paperback available soon from Amazon.com   If there is reason to believe that material circumstances such as the ownership of the means of production, geography, or levels...

Banff Research in Culture (BRiC) 2016: “On Energy”

ON ENERGY Banff Research in Culture 2016 / The Banff Centre May 30 to June 24, 2016 Application Deadline: December 16, 2015 Application information can be found at: https://www.banffcentre.ca/programs/banff-research-culture-energy Faculty: Ackroyd and Harvey; Keller Easterling, Matthew Huber, Imre Szeman Program Director: Jeff Diamanti Our lives revolve around energy. From driving our cars—or bikes—to work, to eating food and...

FACTS conference on Climate Change & Energy Transition in Edmonton

Consulate General of France in Vancouver Thursday, 29 October 2015 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (MDT) Edmonton, AB In partnership with the University of Alberta and the University of Calgary, the Consulate General of France in Vancouver will co-organize this free public conference on October, 29th 2015...

Canadian Voter Guide: Energy & Environment

The Edmonton Journal recently posted a breakdown of the 4 main parties in Canada's policies on energy and environment just in time for the October 19th federal election. Here's what they identified as key platforms: The Conservatives have: – Approved the Enbridge Northern Gateway oilsands pipeline that would run from...