The Parkland Institute Presents
IMPLEMENTING A JUST TRANSITION
Conference 2022 February 23-24, 2022
Countries around the world are transitioning their economies to reduce carbon emissions and slow the impact of the climate crisis. In Canada, the federal government is consulting on what should be included in its promised Just Transition Act. The science is clear — and Canadians know the need to transition to a cleaner economy is urgent.
To be successful, the transition must involve workers and communities who will be impacted. All levels of government need to engage with their citizens to ensure that environmental, social, and economic policies will support a more equitable future for all. Canadians need to be well-positioned to benefit from the opportunities that will arise as the world builds a low-carbon economy.
This virtual conference will provide an opportunity to learn how other countries are implementing their just transition strategies and hear from community leaders, researchers, and advocates from Alberta and across Canada about the challenges and opportunities for various sectors on the vanguard of this transition. We welcome all concerned Canadians who want to become engaged in the implementation of a just transition.
Wednesday, Feb 23
7:00 pm MST: Creating a People-Centred Clean Energy Future
Thursday, Feb 24
9:00 AM MST: Leading Global Practices for Just Transition
10:45 AM MST: Engaging Impacted Communities in Transition
1:00 PM MST: Transforming Canada's Energy Economy
2:30 PM MST: Workers Leading a Just Transition
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