ACEE in the News

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"Opinion: Time to depolarize energy-climate conversation" - The Edmonton Journal, October 22, 2019

"Opinion: What should come after the climate strike? More education" – The Calgary Herald, September 27, 2019

"Opinion: What should come after the climate strike? More education" – The Edmonton Journal, September 27, 2019

‘It’s kind of frightening’: students worry climate change education lacking in Alberta classrooms - The Narwhal, July 10, 2019

Festival of Youth Voices - Change for Climate Community Series leading up to the IPCC Cities and Climate Change Conference - February 27, 2018.

150 Ways Schools Show Climate Leadership - Alliance 150, November 27, 2017

Calgary students take charge of climate change education - Metro News Calgary, November 8, 2017

Groups push for more emphasis on climate change in Alberta curriculum - Global News Calgary, November 4, 2017

des élèves de 14 écoles albertaines présentent leurs 150 projets pour préserver l'environnement - Radio Canada, November 4, 2017

Thomson and Reading: Choose your school trustee carefully. - Calgary Herald, October 16, 2017

Weaselhead bioblitz aims to count every species. Are you in? - Calgary Sun, June 20, 2017

Calgarians are invited to take part in massive nature count - Calgary Herald, June 20, 2017

ACEE recognized for outstanding environmental education achievements by 2017 Emerald Awards - Calgary Metro News, June 9, 2017

Stettler celebrated Get Outside and Play Week with a community amazing race - Stettler Independent, June 3, 2017

Getting kids to Play Outside is a 21st Century Challenge - Calgary Herald, June 1, 2017

Edmonton Schools show Environmental Leadership - Ebuzz (Bullfrog enewsletter), May 31, 2017

Outdoor play is celebrated during Get Outside and Play Week - CTV Morning Live, May 25, 2017

Alberta Students show Climate Leadership through 150 unique projects - Global News Edmonton, April 22, 2017

Pincher Creek Green School participants improve Beauvais Lake - Pincher Creek Echo, January 24, 2017

Pincher Creek Schools look outdoors for new classrooms - Shootin' the Breeze, Dec 14, 2016

When it comes to Climate Leadership, don't forget the children - Edmonton Journal, October 11, 2016

Alberta Students want Schools to become Models of Sustainability - HuffPost Canada, September 9, 2016

ACEE workshop spurs demand for Forest Schools - Calgary Herald, May 23, 2016

Press Releases

Alberta Council for Environmental Education recognized for outstanding environmental achievements by 2017 Emerald Awards - June 7, 2017