In March 2023, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its latest report. It makes for grim reading as it details the devastating impacts of climate change and the risks we face if we fail to change course.The report says that there are solutions available that can still result in a safe and livable future, but the window for action is rapidly closing. Farrukh will be leading us through the major findings of the report, talking about the implications for policy makers, and responding to questions.
About your hosts:
Farrukh Chishtie Farrukh is an atmospheric and climate scientist, holding three masters degrees and two PhDs in Applied mathematics and Education with specialization in environment and sustainability. He holds visiting scientist and faculty positions with Environment and Climate Change Canada, the European Council for Nuclear Research, U of T and University of Western Ontario.
Liz Lilly has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Bristol in England and a master’s degree in economics from the University of Alberta. She spent 30 years working as a civil servant including 25 years for the Province in BC where she held various different positions including Executive Director in the Climate Action Secretariat. She currently chairs the policy committee and our policy and platform creation process.
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