Event List: May 11-24, 2009

May. 08, 2009

The Carbon Charter: Moving To Carbon Zero in Ten Years

A free talk by Godo Stoyke, president of Carbon Busters

When Tuesday, May 12, 2009 @ 7:00pm
Where Telus World of Science (Margaret Zeidler theatre)
Web http://www.carbonbusters.org

Refreshments at 6:30pm

Berkeley California is offering "free" solar systems. By 2016 all homes in England must be zero carbon. Buses and trains have no fares in Hasselt, Belgium. All new buildings in Germany are now required to be heated by renewable energy.

Environmental researcher Godo Stoyke will review the most innovative, effective, and practical bylaws, acts, initiatives and design principles that have been implemented in jurisdictions around the world. Mr. Stoyke's third book, "The Carbon Charter," describes many of the key policies and bylaws which we need to adopt to create a carbon-free society. "The Carbon Charter" will be in bookstores in June of 2009.

Godo Stoyke is an award-winning presenter with a MSc from the University of Alberta. Godo is president of Carbon Busters, a sustainability consultancy focusing on energy efficiency, green and zero-carbon design, sustainability strategy, and environmental education. His company has been assisting municipalities in Canada, the US and Europe to reduce their carbon and ecological footprints since 1993.


International Student Energy Summit (ISES)

When June 11-13, 2009
Where Calgary, AB
Web http://www.studentenergy.org

The International Student Energy Summit (ISES) is a global forum that focuses on sustainable resource management and the role that students will play in defining the future of energy development. The event is set to take place in Calgary, Alberta Canada from June 11-13, 2009. The International Student Energy Summit is targeting a delegate base of 500 international, multidisciplinary post secondary students in undergraduate and graduate studies interested in energy. This event will create a network of driven individuals looking to make a difference in the energy sector.

There are 24 all-expenses paid scholarships available for University of Alberta applicants. To apply for the scholarships visit: http://www.studentenergy.org/scholarships.php

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