Can Vancouver become a zero carbon city?


Zero Carbon City discussion shifts the emphasis to local level initiatives aimed at mitigation, adaptation, and practical measures to reduce carbon emissions. Focusing on cities generates a fresh perspective on climate issues, builds awareness of the challenges and potential solutions, and fosters debate about what action is needed today and in the future.


UK Panelists

    Andrew Cox, Carbon Neutral Newcastle: Newcastle City Council's innovative and original program aimed at encouraging inhabitants and factories to reduce significantly their carbon emissions
    Mark Goldthorpe, South East Climate Change Partnership: A partnership of the private and voluntary sectors from across the South East of England that promotes and shares best practice in adapting to climate change
    Steve Piltz, Sustain Consult: A construction consultancy company that specializes in low energy sustainable construction

Vancouver Panelists

    Morag Carter (Chair), Climate Change Program Director, David Suzuki Foundation Councillor David Cadman, Vancouver City Council
    Bruce Sampson, Vice-President, Sustainability, BC Hydro

WHEN - Monday, March 21st, 2 - 4 p.m. (reception to follow)
HSBC Hall UBC Robson Square
800 Robson Street

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