Take the Pledge - Iron & Earth

Stand with oil sands workers calling for training in renewable energy

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Stand with oil sands workers calling for training in renewable energy

As oil sands workers, or friends and family of somebody in the energy industry, we acknowledge the contribution of fossil fuel extraction projects to our lives and livelihoods. As global citizens, we also acknowledge the need to reach climate change targets. Let's seize this opportunity and create jobs in the renewable energy sector.

We’re calling on the government of Alberta to invest in training programs, starting by retraining one thousand out-of-work oil industry electricians in Alberta in solar panel installation.

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Our message is simple: This is a challenge that needs builders to build solutions. We can diversify job opportunities for Canadian workers with policy that supports renewables. This doesn't have to be at the expense of oil and gas. By preparing the renewable energy workforce it is a win-win for Canadian workers, our families, our economy and the environment.

Like many Canadians, we know what a drop in oil prices means for our jobs and families and no longer want to rely too heavily on any single energy resource for our economic well-being. 

We believe that together we can support the workforce and knowledge economy that will allow Canada to be a leader in the projects of tomorrow — projects that utilize cutting-edge technology to harness renewable energy sources and minimize the impacts of carbon-based extraction practices.

If you support us in our call for a diversified energy sector, please add your name.

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I support oil sands workers who are calling for training in renewable energy.

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David Hostetter David Hostetter
Kristine Kjeldsen Kristine Kjeldsen
Stephan Bibla Stephan Bibla
Nicolas Bell Nicolas Bell
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Corey Wood Corey Wood
Julius Csotonyi Julius Csotonyi
Janet Conners Janet Conners
Scott Halland Scott Halland
Amy Sanderson Amy Sanderson
Julia Kutsan Julia Kutsan
Roberto Rodriguez Roberto Rodriguez
Kenneth Riley Kenneth Riley
Ryan Fobel Ryan Fobel
Trish Morgan Trish Morgan
Nikko Snyder Nikko Snyder
Hailey Moore Hailey Moore
Marcus Marcus
Kelvin Tan Kelvin Tan
Claudette Belyea Claudette Belyea
Alexandra Caulfield Alexandra Caulfield
Carol Falconer Carol Falconer
Juvarya Veltkamp Juvarya Veltkamp
Kevin Millsip Kevin Millsip
MArta Canale MArta Canale
Shaye Anderson Shaye Anderson
Jerri Jerreat Jerri Jerreat
Rick Lortie Rick Lortie
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Take the Pledge

I support oil sands workers who are calling for training in renewable energy.

As oil sands workers, or friends and family of somebody in the energy industry, we acknowledge the contribution of fossil fuel extraction projects to our lives and livelihoods. As global citizens, we also acknowledge the need to reach climate change targets. Let's seize this opportunity and create jobs in the renewable energy sector.

We’re calling on the government of Alberta to invest in training programs, starting by retraining one thousand out-of-work oil industry electricians in Alberta in solar panel installation.

img-IronandEarth_banner_v2-sm.jpg

Our message is simple: This is a challenge that needs builders to build solutions. We can diversify job opportunities for Canadian workers with policy that supports renewables. This doesn't have to be at the expense of oil and gas. By preparing the renewable energy workforce it is a win-win for Canadian workers, our families, our economy and the environment.

Like many Canadians, we know what a drop in oil prices means for our jobs and families and no longer want to rely too heavily on any single energy resource for our economic well-being. 

We believe that together we can support the workforce and knowledge economy that will allow Canada to be a leader in the projects of tomorrow — projects that utilize cutting-edge technology to harness renewable energy sources and minimize the impacts of carbon-based extraction practices.

If you support us in our call for a diversified energy sector, please add your name.

Our Other Pledges

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