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

“Schools should prepare us for the future, not the past. The future of the world will be built on sustainability. If we learn what sustainable technologies are available when we are in school, we will be able to help shape the future of global sustainability when we graduate.” 

- Quinn, student at Jasper Place high school in Edmonton