Event: Panel discussion in anticipation of the United Nations Climate
Change Conference in Copenhagen
Date: Friday, Nov. 27, 12:30 – 2 p.m.
Location: Liu Institute for Global Issues
6476 NW Marine Dr., Vancouver
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As world leaders prepare to meet in Copenhagen in an effort to produce a successor to the 1997 Kyoto protocol, a panel discussion at UBC will consider Canada’s role in crafting a new climate-change treaty.
Peter Dauvergne, director of the Liu Institute for Global Issues, will chair the discussion on the upcoming United Nations climate change negotiations, taking place Dec. 7-18.
UBC panelists will discuss the science of climate change, international negotiations and climate-change policy from the perspective of both Canada and a developing country. The panel will also consider what Canada can do about climate change.
Speakers will include:
- Simon Donner, Associate Professor, Climatology
- Kathryn Harrison, Associate Dean, Faculty of Arts
- Milind Kandlikar, Associate Professor, Liu Institute of Global Issues
- Karin Mickelson, Associate Professor, Faculty of Law
- Nic Rivers, Research Associate, Energy and Materials Research Group (SFU)