Karen Tam Wu is the regional director of British Columbia at the Pembina Institute, Canada’s leading clean energy think tank. She is also a member of the B.C. government’s Climate Solutions and Clean Growth Advisory Council.

Through cross-sectoral consultation and engagement, Karen leads initiatives to advance clean energy solutions and improve energy efficiency in B.C. and across Canada. Previously, Karen worked with First Nations, communities, government, and industry on important conservation initiatives in B.C. A registered professional forester, Karen worked with forest companies worldwide for over a decade developing and implementing sustainable forest management systems.


Karen Tam Wu is available for speaking engagements.


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Karen Tam Wu's Recent Publications

Letter

Principles for sectoral emissions targets in B.C. Letter to the B.C. Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy

Publication
Jan. 26, 2021 - By Karen Tam Wu

We believe that setting these sectoral targets is a crucial step towards a transparent, effective, and timely plan for climate action.

Green building

Three ways we can build a resilient B.C. in 2021 2020 showed we can adapt and work together to tackle a common challenge

Op-ed
Jan. 20, 2021 - By Karen Tam Wu

Here are three ways we’ll be looking to the B.C. government to support families, communities, and businesses on the road to a resilient, clean economy in 2021.

Climate Emergency Action Plan demonstrates Vancouver’s leadership Letter to Vancouver mayor and council

Publication
Oct. 28, 2020 - By Karen Tam Wu

The Pembina Institute commends the ambition of the proposed Big Moves, as well as the application of an equity lens to them.

Three climate priorities for B.C.’s new majority government If we take these steps, we can build up resilience to future disruptions

Op-ed
Oct. 27, 2020 - By Karen Tam Wu

With its newly won majority, Premier John Horgan’s NDP government should build on the CleanBC plan, which will help position the economy to withstand future global disruptions.

Action plan

A resilient economy and safe climate: Our vision for B.C. B.C. needs a plan to achieve net-zero by 2050

Publication
Oct. 2, 2020 - By Karen Tam Wu, Tahra Jutt, Tom-Pierre Frappé-Sénéclauze, Stephen Hui

Protecting the health of British Columbians, building a resilient economy, and taking strong action on climate change are different pieces of the same puzzle.

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