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Season Two: Green Jobs

 

"To break into the renewable energy industry, whether you’re installing wind turbines, or putting up solar panels, or working in any form of renewable energy, all you need is just a little bit of extra training."

Ian Wilson and Desmond Bull have a vision of a future of green communities built by people retrained in green jobs. Find out what that future looks like on this episode of Renewable

Curious? Learn more about Michael's vision in our Change for Climate blog post and follow the conversation on Facebook.

About the Series

Renewable is a video and story series about visionaries, creators, community leaders and above all else, Edmontonians, each with a unique vision of a sustainable future in the heart of Canada’s fossil fuel industry.

Follow us on Twitter @YEGclimate to find out when the next episode of Renewable is available.

Official Rockie Awards 2018 laurelsThe series has been recognized by both regional and international awards, including:

  • Rockie Awards (digital non-fiction series) - 2018 nominee
  • Webby Awards (online film and video - branded series) - 2018 finalist
  • Telly Awards (webseries: documentary) - 2018 gold
  • Digital Alberta's Ember Award (best short film/documentary under 30 minutes) - 2018
  • Anvil Award (non-broadcast series award) - 2018
  • ACE Award (broadcast series award, advertising campaign distinction) - 2018 & 2019
  • AMPIA's Rosies Award (online film and video - branded series) - 2018 & 2019 nominee

Season Two

Single Use Plastics

"You can always make a better choice. Either for the environment, for society, for your health, your ethics — we just need that shift to happen."

Michael Kalmanovich has a vision of a sustainable future with less plastic and packaging in our food purchasing. Find out what that future looks like on this episode of Renewable.

Curious? Learn more about Michael's vision in our Change for Climate blog post and follow the conversation on Facebook.

Carshare Economy

"The biggest thing we can do is change the amount of energy that we use. The whole principle behind car-sharing is changing our habits and changing the way we live our lives in the city.”

Kieran Ryan has a vision of a future where more car-sharing means less emissions. Find out what that future looks like on this episode of Renewable.

Curious? Learn more about Kieran's vision in our Change for Climate blog post and follow the conversation on Facebook.

Edmonton Declaration

"Whether a given country has signed up or not, it matters most whether local governments get the tools to make the difference. More than half the emissions in the world and more than half the people in the world live in urban areas."

Mayor Don Iveson has a vision of a sustainable future led by cities, with innovative projects like Blatchford. Find out what that looks like on this episode of Renewable.

Curious? Learn more about Don's vision in our Change for Climate blog post and follow the conversation on Facebook.

Geothermal Systems

“We have a huge task ahead of us, but we’re very well positioned in the province because we have all that expertise.”

Jacob Komar has a vision of a sustainable future that’s right below our feet. Find out what that looks like on this episode of Renewable.

Curious? Learn more about Jacob's vision in our Change for Climate blog post and follow the conversation on Facebook.

Solar Design

“It's going to be something we look back on and be like, why was that so difficult back then?”

Beth and Julia are a part of an emerging workforce that will power Alberta's future. Find out what that looks like on this episode of Renewable.

Curious? Learn more about Beth and Julia's vision in our Change For Climate blog post and follow the conversation on Facebook.

Sustainable Symphony

“If there’s anything that lights my fire, it’s the profound gift that music is to human beings."

Annemarie Petrov has a vision of a sustainable community of musicians performing in a sustainably powered home. Find out what that future looks like on this episode of Renewable.

Curious? Learn more about Antoine's vision in our Change For Climate blog post and follow the conversation on Facebook.

Past Seasons

For more videos, check out Season 1 of Renewable.

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