Guadalajara, Mexico — Environmental Defence spokespeople are available for comment on Climate Summit of the Americas, which begins today and runs until September 2.

The Summit provides the opportunity for Canadian provinces to continue moving forward with initiatives that can help Canada fulfill its obligations under the Paris Agreement, including limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius. Provinces should look to increase individual efforts, seek out collaboration with other Canadian provinces and the Federal government, and share and learn best practices among sub-national governments.

WHAT: Interviews with Environmental Defence spokespeople on Climate Summit of the Americas

WHEN: August 29 – September 2nd

WHO:
In Mexico: Tim Gray, Executive Director, Environmental Defence
In Toronto: Keith Brooks, Programs Director, Environmental Defence
In Ottawa: Dale Marshall, National Program Manager, Environmental Defence

About ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE (www.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: Allen Braude, Environmental Defence, 416-323-9521 ext 247; 416-356-2587 (cell); abraude@environmentaldefence.ca