March 21 – World Day for Glaciers

The State and Fate of Canada's Snow and Ice

World Day for Glaciers

March 21, 2024
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Join us for the free online event Introducing the UN International Year of Glaciers’ Preservation: The State and Fate of Canada’s Snow and Ice.

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Losing Blue

Losing Blue Screening with Guardians of the Ice

March 21, 2024
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

In honour of the soon-to-be World Day for Glaciers, join us FREE evening featuring:

  • A screening of Losing Blue, a 16 min cinematic poem about the changing colour of glacial lakes

  • The official launch of the new beer, Mount Andromeda, sixth in the Guardians of the Ice series produced by Banded Peak Brewing, presented by alpinists Jim Elzinga and Barry Blanchard;

  • A sneak peek of MELTDOWN, a photographic exhibition by Jim Elzinga and Roger Vernon (coming to the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies in 2025);

  • A Q & A opportunity with our speakers including filmmaker Leanne Allison;

  • Raffle prizes courtesy of Patagonia Banff, Guardians of the Ice and Banded Peak Brewing;

  • Post-presentation socialization and cheer!

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The water gets hotter and the frog just sits there

John Pomeroy, Bob Sandford, and Thomas Axworthy
Canada’s National Observer
February 29, 2024

What we are seeing now is exactly what scientists predicted long ago. If we did not act immediately on the climate threat, we would find ourselves in a situation where we cannot keep up with the frequency of climate-related water disasters.

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