Christopher Gully is a Consultant at Carbon Talks. Christopher is a writer, researcher, and editor with experience in government, international governmental organizations, and civil society. He holds a BA in Classical Civilizations from Concordia University, and an MA in International Relations from Yonsei University in Seoul. His most recent position was with the International Labour Organization in Jakarta where he conducted research, drafted funding proposals, and assisted in awareness raising campaigns.
His work on climate change and the low-carbon economy has included case study research on the green building sector in terms of skills and occupations, best practices in education and training, and certification, financing, and subsidy schemes. He is a listed contributor to the 2011 International Labour Organization report "Skills and Occupational Needs in the Green Building Sector". Christopher was also an invited participant at the 2010 Tufts University GLOBE Seminar in France, on the politics, economics, and science of the global climate change regime.
Christopher has published analytical articles in the Human Rights Monitor Quarterly, email newsletters and social media materials for Lawyers' Rights Watch Canada, and opinions and editorials for NOVAsia, an international studies news magazine. He maintains his own personal website, where he self-publishes essays on issues relating to international law, social justice, and sustainable development. Christopher is also an accomplished public speaker, having won multiple awards for academic debate at the regional and national levels, and for professional presentations at training workshops.
Blog Posts by Christopher Gully
Let's talk carbon tax... again
By Christopher Gully - April 10, 2013
Though we’ve been talking about tobacco taxation for decades, it was only in 2008 that “carbon tax” became a commonly heard phrase in Canada... read more
Greening our cities: start with the roads
By Christopher Gully - February 13, 2013
Green buildings are just the beginning. What connects us all, in a way that we barely notice, are roads... read more
Earth Hour City Challenge: Vancouver
By Christopher Gully - January 30, 2013
Though Vancouverites may start to feel complacent about how green their city is, there are many reasons to be proud of what the city has accomplished and what's in store for the future... read more
Earth Hour City Challenge: Surrey
By Christopher Gully - January 28, 2013
Surrey’s progressive action on waste reduction and energy efficiency are quickly making it one of the country’s most sustainable cities... read more
Earth Hour City Challenge: Colwood
By Christopher Gully - January 23, 2013
Along with Vancouver and Surrey, Colwood joins fourteen other finalists including Delhi, Oslo, Stockholm, Chicago, and San Francisco... read more