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Political Challenges and Opportunities to Climate Change Mitigation: A View From the Front Lines with Andrew Weaver

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On January 14 at 3:30 at IRMACS at SFU Burnaby, Dr. Andrew Weaver, Green MLA for Oak Bay-Gordon Head and Professor of Ocean and Earth Sciences at UVic, will be giving a talk titled: "Political Challenges and Opportunities to Climate Change Mitigation: A View From the Front Lines".

Abstract: What does the present generation owe to future generations regarding the quality of the environment? Many of today’s elected decision-makers are focused on short-term decision-making. What are the political opportunities and challenges associated with efforts to ensure political decision-makers consider the long term consequences of their climate and energy policy while balancing a myriad other immediately-pressing issues?

Please RSVP at www.sfu.ca/reserve

 

When
Wed. Jan 14, 2015
3:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Where
IRMACS Theatre, SFU Burnaby
8888 University Dr
Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6
Canada
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