THOMPSON RIVERS UNIVERSITY ENVIRONMENTAL SPEAKERS

Thursday, March 24, 2011 7:00 pm TRU Alumni Theatre, Clocktower Avrim Lazar is President & CEO of the Forest Products Association of Canada as well as Chair of the Advisory Committee on Paper and Wood Products. He has also worked as national policy advisor  in areas as diverse as climate change, biodiversity, child poverty, and employemnt insurance.   He was the Chair of the Committee of teh Whole of the Second UN Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biolgoical Diversity in 1995. Continue reading THOMPSON RIVERS UNIVERSITY ENVIRONMENTAL SPEAKERS

THOMPSON RIVERS UNIVERSITY ENVIRONMENTAL SPEAKERS

.     Room 127, BC Centre For Open Learning Dr. Peter Victor is an economist who has worked on environmental issues for over 40 years  and was one of the founders of the emerging discipline of ecological economics.  He was the first President of the Canadian Society for Ecological Economics.  His most recent book is Managing without Growth: Slower By Design, not Disaster. Continue reading THOMPSON RIVERS UNIVERSITY ENVIRONMENTAL SPEAKERS

Thompson Rivers University: Environmental Speaker Series

If you would like to receive more information about these upcoming presentations, please email Patricia Gray at pgray@tru.ca Thursday, March 3, 2011           Jim Hoggan, Chair of the David Suzuki    7:00pm  TRU Alumni Theatre, Clocktower  Jim Hoggan is one of Canada’s most respected public-relations professionals and the president and owner of the Vancouver PR firm Hoggan & Associates.A law school graduate with a longstanding passion for social justice, Jim also serves as chair of the David Suzuki Foundation—the nation’s most influential environmental organization—and as a Trustee of the Dalai Lama Center for Peace and Education. He is the cofounder of Stonehouse Standing … Continue reading Thompson Rivers University: Environmental Speaker Series

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

The Proven Power of Coming Together

This is a message that those of us who were part of a Facebook Group called ‘Opposed to Creosote Burning in Kamloops’ received this morning: March 19, 2010 at 10:36am Subject: Congratulations Everybody Whoever said that the people don’t have the power haven’t come to Kamloops, because we proved a lot of people wrong. It is confirmed that the ACC has pulled out of their gasification proposal in Kamloops, thanks to all of you. There are so many people to thank and dedicated citizens behind this that I hope we can get the chance to give them the thanks that … Continue reading The Proven Power of Coming Together