Alberta Climate Summit to showcase latest thinking on climate policy

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Alberta Climate Summit to showcase latest thinking on climate policy

by ahnationtalk on September 1, 2015476 Views

EDMONTON — As Alberta undertakes consultations for a renewed climate change strategy, the Pembina Institute is bringing some of the best thinking on climate policy to Edmonton for the daylong 2015 Alberta Climate Summit on September 9.

A mix of speakers, panels and Q&As will present a range of perspectives on energy and climate policy, drawing on real solutions at work in other jurisdictions. Speakers include:

  • The Honourable Shannon Phillips, Minister of Environment and Parks, Minister Responsible for the Status of Women
  • Chief Allan Adam, Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation
  • Dawn Farrell, CEO, TransAlta
  • Bruce Nilles, Campaign to End Coal, Sierra Club (U.S.)
  • David Runnalls, Centre for International Governance Innovation
  • Robert Hornung, Canadian Wind Energy Association
  • Bob Walker, NEI Investments

These and other speakers will discuss carbon pricing, opportunities for clean electricity, how to increase energy efficiency, innovation in the oilsands and how to create lasting jobs and prosperity for Albertans.

Event logistics

Date: Wednesday September 9, 2015
Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (followed by reception)
Location: Chateau Lacombe, 10111 Bellamy Hill Road, Edmonton

Contact to RSVP

Journalists planning to attend the event are asked to RSVP by Friday, September 4. To RSVP or arrange interviews with a Pembina Institute representative or other speakers, please reply to this email or contact:

Jennifer Allford
Communications Advisor


Background paper: Opportunities to improve Alberta’s climate strategy


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