Pembina Institute available for comment at United Nations climate conference in Bonn, Germany

Nov. 6, 2017

OTTAWA — Pembina Institute staff will be attending the COP23 climate conference in Bonn, Germany. This year’s negotiations will work to outline next steps for Paris Agreement implementation. The Fijian Presidency has stated their intention is to ensure this year’s conference is inclusive, participatory, and keenly focused on increasing global ambition to mitigate the most devastating impacts of climate change. The COP23 agenda includes negotiations to advance the Paris Agreement rulebook, including clarifying the 2018 Facilitative Dialogue process.

Binnu Jeyakumar, electricity program director is onsite until November 15th, and Glen Murray, executive director will be onsite November 12th to 16th, and Erin Flanagan, federal policy director, will be onsite from November 11th to the close of the conference. Staff will be available for comment on the conference’s developments and its implications for climate action in Canada.

 

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Contact

Media contact in Bonn:
Erin Flanagan
Federal policy director
+1-587-581-1701

Media contact in Canada:
Kelly O'Connor 
Communications lead
416-220-8804

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