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Webinar: How clear power makes life extra inexpensive—and how you can discuss it

Webinar: How clear power makes life extra inexpensive—and how you can discuss it


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When: November 23 at 11am PT/ 2pm ET

You’re invited to affix a webinar co-hosted by Clear Vitality Canada, the Canadian Local weather Institute, Effectivity Canada, and Re.Local weather exploring how clear power makes life extra inexpensive—and how you can share this message with Canadians. Audio system from every group will present a collective crash course on the most recent analysis round clear power and affordability, together with how greatest to speak it and the way we can assist convey everybody alongside. 

Canadians will spend much less cash on power than they do right this moment as we transition from fossil fuels to wash power, however massive challenges stay: the best way power might be consumed and paid for will change, and sure households could discover the entire course of tough with out assist.

On this webinar, audio system Trevor Melanson, Jana Elbrecht, Louise Comeau, Brendan Haley, and Sarah Miller will focus on new analysis on household-level affordability, electrical autos, warmth pumps, power effectivity, and efficient affordability-oriented communications. The presentation might be adopted by a dialogue through which attendees can put their inquiries to panelists.

Be part of us at 11am PT/2pm ET on November 23 as a few of Canada’s main local weather suppose tanks provide knowledgeable perception on essentially the most politically salient subject of the yr.

Audio system

Sarah Miller (Analysis Lead, Adaptation Crew), Local weather Institute

Sarah is the Adaptation Analysis Lead on the Canadian Local weather Institute, the place her work focuses on limiting the injury to households, communities, and the financial system from worsening local weather impacts. She was beforehand Director of Coverage and Technique for the BC Greens, in addition to an impartial guide, offering coverage recommendation and strategic planning companies to non-profit organizations and governments. Sarah holds an MPhil from the College of Oxford and a BSc from the London Faculty of Economics.

Dr. Louise Comeau, Re.Local weather

Dr. Louise Comeau is a Senior Advisor at Re.Local weather, Carleton College’s centre on local weather change communications and public engagement. Louise has greater than 30 years’ expertise in local weather change coverage, communications, and solutions-related advocacy and programming. Louise holds a doctorate in environmental administration, centered on environmental ethics and behavior change from the College of New Brunswick. She is a member of the Federal Internet Zero Advisory Physique.

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Jana Elbrecht, Clear Vitality Canada

Jana is a coverage advisor with the Clear Financial system group, the place she works on coverage options for a thriving and sustainable Canadian financial system. Earlier than becoming a member of Clear Vitality Canada, she labored for 2 local weather consulting corporations in Berlin and as a contract coverage researcher in Canada. Jana holds a summa cum laude bachelor’s from College Faculty Utrecht and a grasp’s in Worldwide Affairs from the Hertie Faculty.

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Trevor Melanson, Clear Vitality Canada

Trevor is Clear Vitality Canada’s communications director and has been with the group since 2016. He additionally has a decade of expertise as {a magazine} journalist, having labored as an internet editor at Canadian Enterprise, because the affiliate editor of BCBusiness, and extra lately because the senior editor of Vancouver journal.

Brendan Haley, Effectivity Canada

Brendan Haley is the Director of Coverage Analysis for Effectivity Canada, a Carleton College primarily based analysis and advocacy group. He’s additionally an adjunct analysis professor in Carleton’s Faculty of Public Coverage and Administration. He began working to eradicate “power poverty” 20 years in the past as a part of Nova Scotia’s Inexpensive Vitality Coalition.



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