Power to Change
Guest Presenter Series: Linda Duncan
Germany 2016, 90 min, Dir: Carl A. Fechner
  • Thursday May 25, 2017 at 6:30PM

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Power to Change shows that a more rapid turnaround in energy policy towards 100-percent renewables is possible, even faster than what opponents would have you believe. With a strong story, breathtaking pictures, and an engaging musical score, this film offers an insight into how a renewable energy revolution can be achieved. For Fechner, the goal is that after watching his film it will be impossible to dismiss the vital transformation of our entire energy supply as an idealistic dream. By visualizing the struggle and the social quantum leap that this transformation requires, the film aims to provoke change.

Panel discussion following the screening with:

• Clifton Lofthaug, President, Great Canadian Solar Ltd.

• Gil McGowan, President, Alberta Federation of Labour

• Evan Wilson, Prairies Regional Director, Canadian Wind Energy Association

Linda Duncan has served as the Member of Parliament for Edmonton Strathcona since October 2008 and currently serves as the federal NDP's Critic for Environment and Climate Change. She has long advocated for evidence-based decision making and citizen rights in environmental decisions, thrice tabling a Canadian Environmental Bill of Rights.

This screening is part of the larger thematic series:
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