Climate Change and Solutions from Innovation
November 12, 2014
Join us for eighty minutes of lively, thought-provoking ideas about our sustainable energy future, the challenges of energy production, our collective impact, and what lies ahead.
Building up to the United Nations Climate Change Conference to be hosted by France in December 2015 (COP21 - Paris Climate 2015), FACTS (French Ameri-Can Climate Talks) is a public free conference series organized by the French Embassies both in Canada and the United States, involving renowned scientists, cvil society representatives, NGOs, political figures, journalists, and entrepreneurs.
The talks in Vancouver will focus on green innovations and how they can curb the negative impacts of climate change and become an economic driving force. The Consulate General of France in Vancouver has worked hand-in-hand with SFU Woodward's, Hoggan&Associates, the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies, and Clean Energy BC to organize this special event.
A total of 6 key speakers from both Canada and France will be exchanging ideas and present some radical innovations, savvy environmental policies and recent scientific discoveries. Opening remarks by David Suzuki and moderation by Bob McDonald.