A dynamic evening of open dialogue, solutions and inspiration for stepping into the little-known world of the Energy Revolution 

Toronto | Traditional territories of the Huron-Wendat, the Anishnaabeg, Haudenosaunee, Chippewas and the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation – Environmental Defence is hosting a one-night only virtual event: ‘The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Climate Action’ – A virtual gathering of climate solution explorers. The event will feature thought-provoking conversations from leaders, artists and change-makers who are steering the energy transition in Canada. Join us for an interactive conversation to answer your questions and concerns about the pathway to a climate-safe future!

WHEN: Wednesday, November 16th, 2022 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. EDT (virtual doors open at 6:45 p.m.)

WHERE: Virtual on Zoom

WHAT: ‘Hitchhiker’s Guide to Climate Action’ – We will explore how cleaner solutions are already up and running in Canadian neighbourhoods, how we can make this happen across the country and what’s stopping us. All event proceeds will go to support the work of Environmental Defence Canada in mobilizing government, industry and communities for ambitious climate action.

WHO: The virtual evening will include special guest speakers: Tim Gray, our Executive Director; Dr. Angela Carter, a political economist from the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD); Ananda Lee Tan from the Just Transition Alliance; Dr. Jose Etcheverry, the Director of the International Renewable Energy Academy; and Cherise Burda, Executive Director of the City Building Research and Innovation at Toronto Metropolitan University.

For more information and tickets to the event, please visit the event page here.

ABOUT ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE (environmentaldefence.ca): Environmental Defence is a leading Canadian environmental advocacy organization that works with government, industry and individuals to defend clean water, a safe climate and healthy communities.

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For more information or to request an interview, please contact:

Paula Gray, Environmental Defence, pgray@environmentaldefence.ca