Bora Plumptre

Bora Plumptre is a senior analyst in the federal policy program of Pembina Institute, Canada’s leading energy think tank. He conducts research to support clean energy advocacy at the national level, and works on projects promoting the accelerated phase-out of coal-fired power, and low carbon fuel standards. His professional past includes time as an opposition staffer on Parliament Hill, as a research assistant with the Smart Prosperity Institute (formerly Sustainable Prosperity), and as a project consultant for The Natural Step Canada. He has co-authored work in the Journal of Canadian Studies arguing for the need to better integrate Canada’s environmental and diplomatic history in the Arctic (and beyond).

Bora holds a joint honours degree in philosophy and history from McGill University, where he also completed the musical applications of technology program at the Schulich School of Music. While in Montreal, he interned with the Canadian Centre for Architecture and the Jeanne Sauvé Foundation. During studies at the University of Ottawa towards a master’s degree in environmental sustainability, he worked as a research assistant to analyze the environmental and fiscal effectiveness of Canada’s 2006 public transit tax credit. Bora likes running long-distance, sourdough crusty, and books well-bound.

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