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SWITCH Open Meeting - June 2020 - Carolyn Kim & Isabelle Turcotte

  • 05 Jun 2020
  • 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM


Join Kingston's sustainable energy community at this free meeting featuring introductions and sector news. We'd like to keep the SWITCH community active and connected during this time of physical distancing!

Presenting this month:

Carolyn Kim and Isabelle Turcotte, Pembina Institute

Rebuilding Canada for a healthier economic future

  • Trusting science: from COVID-19 to net-zero by 2050
  • Principles guiding investment decisions
  • Key recommendations for a healthier economy
  • Climate policy, carbon budgets, and a closer look across sectors
  • The sectoral portion will look at transportation, buildings, renewable energy and electrification.
  • Climate policy, carbon budgets, and a closer look across sectors

(* including transportation, buildings, renewable energy & electrification)

Pembina Institute is Canada’s foremost energy, environment and climate think tank,  with offices in Toronto, Ottawa, Edmonton, Calgary and Vancouver.  Leading the transition to a clean energy future requires advancing solutions to today’s energy challenges. The Pembina Institute has spent three decades working with industry, governments, communities and other stakeholders to reduce the environmental and climate impacts of Canada’s energy production and use.

As the Ontario director and transportation lead at pembina Institute, Carolyn Kim brings 10 years of public, private and not-for-profit policy and planning experience to her role leading research and engaging with stakeholders and partners to advance solutions to Canada’s most pressing transportation and planning issues while supporting the sustainable growth of Ontario’s economy and communities. 

As director of federal policy at the Pembina Institute, Isabelle Turcotte draws on her extensive experience at the Center for Clean Air Policy in D.C. and at management consulting firm Globerpro (where she managed projects and worked to foster growth in clean energy technology markets) as she works to support the development and execution of federal climate and energy strategy and to advance carbon pricing across Canada.

For more information see Pembina Institute's website.

Full presentation file.

SWITCH Agenda:

1. Introductions

2. Speaker

3. Sector News

You may have to download the Zoom App to participate. Please join a few minutes before the start time of 8am.

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Time: Jun 5, 2020 08:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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