CityTalk – How Can Cities Respond to Climate Change?
December 1, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Thursday, Dec 1, 2022
Cities contribute about 70 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions, and therefore must play a major role in addressing climate change. From sustainable transportation to the circular economy, cities across Canada and around the world are exploring new strategies to create thriving, resilient, and carbon-neutral communities.
On the heels of COP27, join urban leaders and experts as we examine urgent opportunities for cities to adapt and respond to climate change.
Brett Huson, Gitxsan author, knowledge keeper, and artist, Winnipeg
Julius Lindsay, Director, Sustainable Communities, David Suzuki Foundation and Co-founder, Black Environmentalist Alliance.
David Miller, Managing Director, C40 Centre for City Climate Policy and Economy, Toronto
Barbara Swartzentruber, Founding Executive Director, Smart Cities Office, City Of Guelph, Guelph
And special guest moderator:
Ewa Jackson, Managing Director, ICLEI Canada, Toronto