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Climate Change, Love, and Seniors

April 30 @ 1:00 pm 2:30 pm

The images of Susan Tanner and Louise Comeau are in the foreground of a pastel-coloured image of a mountain range. The print reads Climate Change, Love, and Seniors What's the Connection? April 30, 2024 1:00 PM ET

Tired of beating your head against the table when talking about climate change and climate action with the seniors in your life?

Join us, April 30, 2024 at 1:00 ET for a webinar to learn how to communicate the urgency of our climate crisis and how we can most effectively affect change together from Dr. Louise Comeau.

Dr. Louise Comeau is a Senior Advisor at Re.Climate, Carleton University’s centre for climate change communications and public engagement. She is also a member of the federal Net Zero Advisory Body. Louise has more than 30 years’ experience in climate change policy, communications, and solutions-related advocacy and programming.

Susan Tanner, Vice-President of G78 and CCEWG Chair, will moderate the discussion. While previously holding positions in both the Federal and Ontario governments Susan has maintained an active role in community organisations as both a board and staff member.  She represented Friends of the Earth at the 1992 UNCED in Rio and in 1995, Friends of the Earth Canada accepted a UNEP award for work on the Montreal Protocol done under her leadership. While serving as executive Director (2007-10) Canadian Environmental Network, Susan was honoured as a United Nations Association of Canada “Championne” for her work on human rights and environment. Susan holds a Master of Environmental Studies and a Master of Law, is a member of the Ontario Bar, has consulted in the private sector on sustainability, and taught as a sessional lecturer at Carleton University.