Economic Challenges and Opportunities in a Changing Climate

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Rideau Club, 99 Bank Street, 15th Floor, Ottawa, Canada
Private Event: Global Policy Forum
Feb 7

Participation in this event is by invitation only

Jeff Rubin, world-leading energy expert and former chief economist at CIBC World Markets, explores the intersection of the global efforts to mitigate climate change and the future development of the Canada's oil sands and other fossil fuel industries, as well as the economic opportunities that a warming climate may present for renewable power, agriculture and even Arctic shipping. This lecture highlights his current research at CIGI, focusing on the impacts and opportunities for Canada in its transition toward a more sustainable economic model.

Event Speakers

Jeff Rubin is a CIGI senior fellow. A Canadian economist and bestselling author, Jeff is a world-leading energy expert and former chief economist and chief strategist at CIBC World Markets.