Kamloops 350 plans for 2012

Are you concerned about climate change?  Do you want to do something tangible about it?  Why not join a like-minded group of people who devote some time to making a difference locally.  Kamloops 350, the group that organized The Great Green Transportation Tune-Up, is looking for new volunteers! After a very successful campaign to increase awareness of sustainable transportation last September, Kamloops 350 is making plans for the coming year.  Should we do the same thing, or something completely different?  How can our energies be focused most effectively?  Come share your thoughts and see if you’d like to join our … Continue reading Kamloops 350 plans for 2012

Get ready to tune up your transportation, Kamloops!

It’s coming September 26 – October 1st – all week, all over town!   During the last week of September, Kamloops 350 is partnering with the City of Kamloops and others to bring you The Great Green Transportation Tune-Up: a whole series of fun events with a focus on sustainable transportation.  As you can see from the highlights listed below, there’s something for everyone!  Registration and detailed event schedules at www.kamloops350.com.   Transit Treasure Hunt – a scavenger hunt with a twist – travel the City on your free bus pass and become eligible for great prizes (all week) Green … Continue reading Get ready to tune up your transportation, Kamloops!

The Great Green Transportation Tune-Up: Coming this fall!

The Great Green Transportation Tune-Up: Travel $marter, Live Better Greenhouse gas emissions need to come down around the world. Kamloops 350 believes it’s time to “think globally, act locally.” We are organizing a week of activities with a focus on green transportation that will take place during the last week of September, 2011, with the big finale on October 1st. Our goals for the week are:GGTTU foot • To raise awareness of alternative transportation in Kamloops • To reduce transportation based CO2 emissions in Kamloops • To generate public discussion on sustainable transportation in Kamloops We’re calling it the Great … Continue reading The Great Green Transportation Tune-Up: Coming this fall!

Cool Happenings at the University

Did you know that Thompson Rivers University has an International Week?  I didn’t –  and just look what I’ve missed.  They have all kinds of cool events in 2011  – including some that are relevant to environmentalists.   Wednesday, February 9 2011 7:00 pm room 1020 International Building The Power of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak Oil This documentary film will be followed by a discussion of how Cuba reduced energy consumption after the collapse of the Soviet Union reduced its access to cheap, plentiful oil.   The admission price is a whole $ 5.00 – how can you beat that?  Friday, … Continue reading Cool Happenings at the University