Blog - Iron and Earth

Understanding the Project Lifecycle

Ever wonder how and when positions open up in the renewable energy sector? This blog post summarizes how most renewable energy projects are structured, and when career opportunities become available for different sectors.  Continue reading

Meet our Innovation & STEM Manager - Jodie Hon

Hello everyone! My name is Jodie Hon and I am the Innovation & STEM Manager with Iron & Earth. My main focus is the Climate Career Portal - our new online platform created to help fossil fuel workers and Indigeneous workers transition to jobs in the net-zero economy. Having gone through my own career transition from oil & gas to renewable energy, I feel strongly about supporting and encouraging others to make the same career change.  Continue reading

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.  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