Elodie Jacquet is the dialogue convenor for Carbon Talks. She will be focussing on organizing the dialogues as well as producing reports and metrics for the project. She will also be involved in the production of the online content.
Elodie was most recently with Action Canada, a fellowship program for young Canadian leaders. She previously spent two years working as an outreach and program coordinator for Canada’s World, a national citizen engagement initiative on foreign policy. She has had extensive experience in the corporate sector and has been a volunteer in the environmental sector for 16 years.
Elodie is a former behavioural biologist who still enjoys studying whale communications in the waters of BC and breeds mason bees for her vegetable garden on her time off. She is also a mother, a doula and an amateur nature writer and photographer.
Blog Posts by Elodie Jacquet
Dematerialization: the key to a compassionate economy?
By Elodie Jacquet - April 17, 2012
Living on a planet with finite resources, will we have to resort to living the lives of the animated characters in Pixar’s Wall-E while our planet crumbles under the weight of all the stuff we create and throw out for the next go-to gadget?.. read more
Can a greener city also promote better social justice?
By Elodie Jacquet - March 06, 2012
Vancouver has become a hotbed for controversies around high-rise developments, homelessness and housing unaffordability. More often than not, grand ideas around sustainability and greener living pit themselves against ideas for social justice and better affordability... read more
China, Canada, and the energy dilemma: a reality check
By Elodie Jacquet - February 23, 2012
To say that China and Canada have had a rocky relationship for the past few years is an understatement... read more
Is there a future for international climate change diplomacy?
By Elodie Jacquet - January 31, 2012
Elizabeth May (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands and Green Party of Canada leader) spoke to a sold-out Carbon Talks brown bag session on the future of international climate change diplomacy at SFU last week... read more
EU airline carbon tax could spark trade war with China and the US
By Elodie Jacquet - December 22, 2011
News agencies were abuzz this morning with the news that the EU has approved of a carbon tax on all airlines flying in European air-space... read more