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Webinar: The Energy Transition

April 18, 2023 @ 2:00 pm 3:00 pm

Learn about what the shift to a zero-carbon economy will look like (including debunking common myths), understand the major milestones we need to meet in Canada and get an overview of the different levers that can help us meet our goals.

In this webinar, SHIFT Director Adam Scott,  IISD Senior Policy Advisor Nichole Dusyk, and IISD Policy Analyst Zachary Repel will provide a clear and engaging introduction to the Energy Transition. This is critical for both seasoned activists and the climate curious to understand.

Our speakers and chair:

Adam Scott is a climate change expert with extensive domestic and international experience in policy, energy and finance, as well as campaign design and execution. He has a lifelong commitment to supporting the transition to a zero carbon economy in Canada. At Shift, he works with wide-ranging stakeholders to bring international climate leadership into Canada’s financial sector. 

Nichole Dusyk is a senior policy advisor for IISD’s Energy program working on the Canadian Energy Transitions Team. The focus of her work is providing research and analysis to support a transition away from fossil fuels and toward a more just and sustainable energy system.

Zachary Repel is a policy analyst with IISD’s Energy Team working on carbon pricing strategies as well as international just transition implementation.

Roy Culpeper is an Ottawa-based economist who has devoted his career to social justice issues. His work as a researcher and a public servant has focused on development in Canada and internationally. He is the volunteer Chair of the Group of 78 which works to advance the causes of peace, justice, and planetary survival.