Julia Levin

National Climate Program Manager

Julia’s earliest memories as a child are of protecting wildlife, planting trees and cleaning up litter. This interest led her to obtain a Bachelor of Science in Conservation Biology from McGill University. She then moved to Italy where she worked as a secondary school science and geography teacher. A desire to combine her interest in education with community organizing led her to complete a Masters in Adult Education and Community Development from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education. Since then, she has worked at Greenpeace Canada and Oceana Canada. For over a decade, Julia has been involved with grassroots climate justice organizing across the world. Julia is very excited to work with Environmental Defence, where she advocates for climate action and the phasing out of fossil fuel subsidies.

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Dec 21, 2022

Victory! Canada ends financing for international fossil fuel projects

Earlier this month the Government of Canada delivered on a key climate promise and released…

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Nov 09, 2022

Statement from Julia Levin, National Climate Program Manager, on federal funding for hydrogen

Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt – While the world meets for the climate negotiations at COP27, the…

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May 27, 2022

Who is calling the shots on federal climate policy?

The dust has settled on a hectic spring for federal climate policy in Canada. And…

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Apr 06, 2022

Statement from Julia Levin, Senior Climate and Energy Program Manager, on the Federal Government’s approval of Bay du Nord

“The Government of Canada’s decision to approve a new billion barrel mega oil project is…

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Feb 25, 2022

Minister Guilbeault’s Climate Test: Bay du Nord

A massive new oil drilling project 500 kms off the coast of Newfoundland and Labrador…

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Jan 21, 2022

2030 is too late: Canada must #DumpCoal now

Coal is the dirtiest fossil fuel. It is devastating to human health and the environment,…

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Nov 11, 2021

Victory! Canada ends financing for international fossil-fuel projects in 2022

Last week, the federal government showed some much-needed climate leadership at COP26, the United Nations…

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