Blog - Iron and Earth

My story and next chapter

Monday is my first day as a Director Emeritus at Iron & Earth! Continue reading

Summer 2021 Supporter Update

Thank you for helping us fulfill our mission! Continue reading

Welcoming Luisa Da Silva!

I’m thrilled to introduce myself as Iron & Earth’s new Executive Director! Continue reading

Our leadership search continues, with some big updates!

We’d like to update you on our leadership transition journey!  Continue reading

We are hiring for 3 leadership positions!

I have big news to share with you!  It feels surreal to write this and I’m thrilled that our organization has reached this stage of growth.  Continue reading

Project to solve orphan oil well problem with solar energy gets green light

It’s a go! The RenuWell Project has secured funding to expand an initiative to help solve this country’s orphan oil well problem, starting with a pilot project in the Municipal District of Taber, Alberta. Continue reading

A CALL FOR FEDERAL LEADERSHIP - Stand with oil sands workers calling for renewable energy

The workers of Iron & Earth are urging the federal government to show bold leadership to put Canada on the fast track to a net-zero economy now. This week we wrote to Prime Minister Trudeau and Deputy Prime Minister Freeland and asked them to enact a plan that will put us to work building the new economy. The Teck mine cancellation could represent a historic milestone, marking the moment that Canada shifted collectively towards a prosperous net-zero economy. But in order to move in this new direction, we need visionary federal climate policy that includes urgent investments across the country, with special attention to Alberta and Saskatchewan. Here is the text of our letter: Continue reading

A CALL FOR FEDERAL LEADERSHIP - Stand with oil sands workers calling for renewable energy

  The workers of Iron & Earth are urging the federal government to show bold leadership to put Canada on the fast track to a net-zero economy now. This week we wrote to Prime Minister Trudeau and Deputy Prime Minister Freeland and asked them to enact a plan that will put us to work building the new economy. The Teck mine cancellation could represent a historic milestone, marking the moment that Canada shifted collectively towards a prosperous net-zero economy. But in order to move in this new direction, we need visionary federal climate policy that includes urgent investments across the country, with special attention to Alberta and Saskatchewan. Here is the text of our letter: Continue reading

PUBLIC STATEMENT: TOWARDS A NET-ZERO ECONOMY

Iron & Earth is a not-for-profit organization led by fossil fuel industry and Indigenous workers, whose aim is to help build the policies and infrastructure required to meet climate targets. We are concerned about the increasingly polarized conversation and contexts around energy development in Canada and are reaching out with a message of vision and proposed action.  Continue reading

Giving Tuesday 2019

Earlier this month I had the opportunity to present on a panel about innovations in the design and delivery of skills training programs at Africa Oil Week, in South Africa, on behalf of Iron & Earth! It was an exciting opportunity to learn about global initiatives and share the work of our organization.     Continue reading