Global Climate Governance and Canadian Policy: Looking Forward to Paris 2015

Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 7:00 PM
Balsillie School of International Affairs, CIGI Campus, 67 Erb St. W, Waterloo
Mar 26

Hosted by the Balsillie School of International Affairs and the Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change at the University of Waterloo, this symposium will investigate Canadian political positions and policy options in the context of global governance of climate change, as well as the role of Canadian researchers and universities in contributing to public discourse on climate change.

Through a variety of speakers and panel discussions, we will explore themes such as:
  • Canada's and Ontario's positions in a new global climate regime
  • The role of Canadian academe in contributing to political and public dialogue on climate change
  • Public communication on climate change
  • Environmental ethics and law in the era of climate change
CIGI Senior Research Fellow David Estrin will be one of the experts speaking at this event.

Event Speakers

CIGI Senior Research Fellow David Estrin’s career has combined environmental and resource law, policy advice, litigation, teaching and writing. At CIGI, he will be focused on international environmental law issues. One of his projects examines governance and regulation of the extractive and energy sectors in light of rapidly evolving international law expectations for enhanced environmental protection and corporate responsibility, and the linkages of these issues to human rights.