Toronto, ON — Environmental Defence spokespeople are available for comment on the Climate Summit of the Americas, as well as Sunday’s March for Jobs, Justice and the Climate, and Monday’s Ontario Climate Change Lab.
On Sunday July 5th, environmental organizations including Environmental Defence will march alongside labour unions, business leaders, First Nations, anti-poverty and faith groups, health workers, scientists, students and others. Thousands of people will be marching on the streets of Toronto to demand a just transition to a clean energy future.
On Monday July 6th, Environmental Defence will be at the Ontario Climate Change Lab, an event hosted by the Clean Economy Alliance, which will bring together a broad cross-section of stakeholders to discuss and provide recommended actions for Ontario’s climate change strategy.
On Tuesday July 7th through Thursday July 9th, Ontario is hosting the Climate Summit of the Americas, which will bring together representatives from sub-national jurisdictions, with Indigenous leaders, environmental groups and industry, to work towards commitments to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and highlight opportunities for investing in a global low carbon economy.
WHAT: Interviews with Environmental Defence spokespeople
WHEN: Beginning Friday July 3rd
Sunday July 5th – March for Jobs, Justice and the Climate
Monday July 6th (9:30 a.m.) – Ontario Climate Change Lab – Evergreen Brick Works
Tuesday July 7th – Thursday July 9th – Climate Summit of the Americas
WHO:
Tim Gray, Executive Director, Environmental Defence
Keith Brooks, Clean Economy Director, Environmental Defence
Adam Scott, Climate and Energy Program Manager, Environmental Defence
About ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE (environmentaldefence.ca): Environmental Defence is Canada’s most effective environmental action organization. We challenge, and inspire change in government, business and people to ensure a greener, healthier and prosperous life for all.
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For more information or to arrange an interview please contact:
Naomi Carniol, Environmental Defence, 416-323-9521 ext 258; 570-2878 (cell); ncarniol@environmentaldefence.ca