Climate Change & the Economy - a conversation with Dr. Andrew Weaver RSVP now

Can BC be a leader in the economy and the environment? What does that mean for our communities?

Climate scientist and author, Dr. Andrew Weaver will be in Duncan on Tuesday, March 19, to share his vision for a cleaner path to prosperity in British Columbia - a future built on clean technology and renewable energy.

Andrew Weaver is a clear and engaging voice on one of the most important issues of our time. He was a lead author in the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change—the group that, with Al Gore, won the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize. He is Canada Research Chair in climate modeling and analysis at the University of Victoria, and has received numerous international awards and accolades for his leadership and excellence in his field.

From the trenches of climate change research to the front lines of politics, Dr. Weaver is bringing his commitment to science-based climate policy and a low-carbon economy to the role of Deputy Leader of the Green Party of BC.

A fundraising event presented by the Cowichan Valley Green Party of BC.

Tue. Mar 19, 2013
7:30 PM to 10:30 PM
Tamara Leigh ·
Vancouver Island University, Cowichan Campus Lecture Theatre
2011 University Way
Duncan, BC V9L 6P4
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