Webinar Invitation: Are "Nature-based Solutions" a natural policy choice? from Energy vs Climate

The federal government has committed to using "nature-based solutions [aka natural climate solutions] to fight climate change, including by planting two billion trees." But is reforesting an area the size of a European country and managing that forest, naturally a good form of climate/energy policy and public investment?  

Join David, Sara, and Ed, along with special guest Mark Tercek, former president and CEO of The Nature Conservancy and co-author of "Nature’s Fortune: How Business and Society Thrive by Investing in Nature." They will unpack the growing (but still abstract) field of natural ecosystem protection and climate mitigation.

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About your co-hosts: 

  • David Keith is a professor at Harvard in Engineering and the Kennedy School. He is the founder of Carbon Engineering and was formerly a professor at the University of Calgary. He splits his time between Canmore and Cambridge. 

  • Sara Hastings-Simon is a senior research associate at the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines and a research fellow at the University of Calgary’s School of Public Policy. Prior to that she was the manager of the cleantech practice at McKinsey & Company, and director of Clean Economy at the Pembina Institute.  

  • Ed Whittingham is a clean energy policy/finance consultant and fellow at the Public Policy Forum. He is the former executive director of the Pembina Institute.  

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