The 2017 Toronto Climate film festival starts off with a screening of Before the Flood, an engaging look at the climate crisis. Discussion in support of TransformTO,...Read more
Room 1050, Earth Sciences Building, 5 Bancroft Avenue, Toronto
ROBERT HUNTER MEMORIAL LECTURE
The current Trudeau climate target is unchanged from the Harper target. There will be a carbon price, but the political trade-offs to secure this carbon price include approving projects that increase GHG emissions- such as Kinder Morgan, Woodfibre and Petronus LNG. How can we get Trudeau to live up to his promises before the next election? What can you do to help?
BRIEF BIO: Elizabeth May is Leader of the Green Party of Canada and its first elected Member of Parliament, representing Saanich-Gulf Islands in southern Vancouver Island. In 2005, Elizabeth May was made an Officer of the Order of Canada in recognition of her decades of leadership in the Canadian environmental movement. She graduated from Dalhousie Law School and was admitted to the Bar in both Nova Scotia and Ontario. She practiced law in Ottawa with the Public Interest Advocacy Centre prior to becoming Senior Policy Advisor to the federal minister of the Environment (1986- 1988). For seventeen years Elizabeth served as Executive Director of the Sierra Club of Canada. A proud mother and grandmother, she lives in Sidney, British Columbia. Elizabeth is the author of eight books, including her most recent book Who we are: Reflections on my life and on Canada.
This seminars is FREE. No registration or fee required; all are welcome.