Caring Sustainably for Saskatchewan Webinar Series

“Response to Climate Change: Present Practices and Opportunities”

Join us for a series of FREE lunch hour webinars organized by the Caring Sustainably for Saskatchewan Collaboration to learn about addressing climate change at the local and provincial levels.

Join from anywhere! These webinars run from 12pm (noon) to 1pm, with a Q+A from 1pm to 1:30pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays. 

Register in advance for any or all of the below webinars by clicking on the links below. The webinars will also be streamed live on Youtube and Facebook, and will be viewable afterwards on this page!

Webinar #1

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The Accelerating Impacts of Climate Change and an Action Plan for Reducing Saskatchewan’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Speaker: Peter Prebble from the Saskatchewan Environmental Society

Webinar #2

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The Low Emissions Community Plan: Saskatoon’s Mitigation Strategy
Speaker: Hilary Carlson from the City of Saskatoon

Sustainability at Saskatoon Light & Power
Speakers: Ross Elliott and M.D. Mohoshin from Saskatoon Light & Power

Webinar #3

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Urban Planning Strategies that Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Speaker: Robert Patrick from the University of Saskatchewan

Bridging the Gap: Building bridges between urban environmental groups and coal-producing communities in Saskatchewan
Speakers: Hayley Carlson and Justin Fisher from Climate Justice Saskatoon

Webinar #4

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Electric Vehicles in Saskatchewan
Speaker: Jason Cruickshank and Tyler Krause from SaskEV

Alternative Fuels and Vehicles
Speaker: Mike Sulatisky from the Saskatchewan Research Council

Webinar #5
Tuesday, May 26

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PACE: Understanding the Power of Unlimited Green Capital
Speaker: Brian Scott from PACE Canada

Passivhaus: How to Create Comfortable, Healthy, Net-zero Energy Buildings
Speaker: Michael Nemeth from Bright Buildings

Webinar #6
Thursday, May 28

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Low Cost Energy Savings through Operations and Maintenance
Speaker: Angie Bugg from the Saskatchewan Environmental Society

Energy Efficiency – A Look at Faith Community Buildings
Speaker: Stephen Collette from Faith & the Common Good

Webinar #7
Tuesday, June 2

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Prairie Resilience: Implementation Update
Speaker: Christine Markel from the Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment’s Climate Change Branch

PowerPoint Slides for Webinar #7
*We encourage you to review the slides ahead of time and send questions to info@environmentalsociety.ca prior to May 28, 2020 at 4pm

Webinar #8
Thursday, June 4

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Food, Farms, Climate, and the Future
Speakers: Darrin Qualman from the National Farmers Union, and Margret Asmuss from the Saskatchewan Environmental Society

Webinar #9
Tuesday, June 9

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Indigenous-led Renewable Energy Future in Saskatchewan
Speaker: Jenna Gall from First Nations Power Authority

SaskPower in a Changing Climate
Speaker: Bob Halliday from the Saskatchewan Environmental Society

Webinar #10
Thursday, June 11

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Demonstration of a Utility-Scale Wind-Solar-Battery Hybrid
Speaker: Ryan Jansen from the Saskatchewan Research Council

Developing a Saskatchewan Climate Strategy Compatible with the 1.5 degree C Limit
Speaker: Mark Bigland-Pritchard from Climate Justice Saskatoon

Webinar #11
Tuesday, June 16

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A panel about the role of faith communities in climate change.

Climate Ethics: Awakening a New Reverence for Life
Speaker: Margret Asmuss from the Saskatchewan Environmental Society

Faith Communities: Role Models for Sustainability
Speaker: Rev. Michelle Singh from Faith & the Common Good

Environmental philosophy
Speaker: Pastor Michael Poellet from the University of Saskatchewan

A Catholic perspective on the role of faith communities in climate change
Speaker: Deacon Kris Ringwall

Living Our Interdependence: A Unitarian Practice
Speaker: Rev. Karen Fraser Gitlitz from Saskatoon Unitarians

An Indigenous perspective on environmental issues, such as climate change
Speaker: Dr. Alexandra Wilson from the University of Saskatchewan