Iron & Earth is a worker-led not-for-profit with a mission to empower fossil fuel industry and Indigenous workers to build and implement climate solutions.
Check out the new Climate Career Portal
On March 22nd the Iron & Earth team launched our newest platform - the Climate Career Portal. The Climate Career Portal is a first of its kind online career building tool created to help fossil fuel workers transition to jobs in the net-zero economy. It is a one-stop platform that directly helps workers in the fossil fuel industry understand how their current skills transfer to a wide range of careers in climate solutions including rapidly growing industries such as wind, solar, energy efficiency, and more. The Climate Career Portal connects workers to current job openings, training programs, and energy projects in the net-zero economy across Canada.Continue readingBy Jazmine Larocque, Community Sustainability Manager Jump starting conversations regarding energy transitions can be tricky, but for the community of Hinton Alberta, which was the first of potentially many, it was a great success! A small group of individuals from many backgrounds came to participate in the initial community event where topics of income security, transition and climate change were tackled. Participants challenged each other with different points of view but were also pleasantly surprised about the accepting atmosphere throughout the event.Continue reading
Desmond Bull, a councillor with the Louis Bull Tribe, says, "As First Nations and Canadian citizens, we need to take care of each other, take care of the land and take care of future generations."Watch videoWe are Iron and Earth East, the Atlantic Canadian chapter of an oil sands worker led group pushing for investments in green energy and re-training in renewables.Watch video