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

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

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

Action plan

Rebuilding a Resilient B.C. Action plan for economic recovery

Publication

B.C. is being commended for its deft navigation of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now B.C. has another opportunity to show leadership — by rebuilding the economy to ensure our province’s future resilience.

Letter

Feedback on the Comprehensive Review of BC Hydro — Phase 2 Letter to the Advisory Group

Publication
May 19, 2020 - By Karen Tam Wu, Merran Smith

BC Hydro should be more ambitious in pursuing electrification and expanding its share of the energy marketplace in B.C.

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