Blog - Iron and Earth

Welcome to the 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 reading

Our first Community Conversation is a Success!

By 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

Reskill Your Career in Spring 2022 at Maskwacis Cultural College

We are currently accepting applications from fossil fuel industry and Indigenous workers based in Maskwacis and the surrounding area with an interest in learning the skills needed to participate in solar or wind energy system project design, installation and maintenance. Continue reading

Transition Stories

Introducing Carl Kaufmann, the first feature in Iron & Earth’s Transition Story Series. Read about Carls’ transition experience here! Continue reading

Introducing our Community Engagement team!

Welcome Ana and Stephen! Continue reading

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