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Nature-based Solutions” a natural policy choice?

October 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am MDT

ENERGY VS. CLIMATE WEBINAR SERIES
ARE “NATURE-BASED SOLUTIONS” A NATURAL POLICY CHOICE?

Topic: ARE “NATURE-BASED SOLUTIONS” A NATURAL POLICY CHOICE?

 

special guest: Mark Tercek, former president and CEO of The Nature Conservancy 

 

Hosted by:  ENERGY VS. CLIMATE, A PAYNE INSTITUTE PARTNER

 

Time: Friday, OCTOBER 23, 2020 – 10:00aM – 11:00aM MT

 

WEBINAR – FOLLOW THIS LINK TO REGISTER

 

FOR MORE DETAILED INFORMATION, PLEASE FOLLOW THIS LINK

 

Please join Payne Institute Senior Research Associate Sara Hastings-Simon, David Keith, and Ed Whittingham, with special guest Mark Tercek, former president and CEO of The Nature Conservancy and co-author of “Nature’s Fortune: How Business and Society Thrive by Investing in Nature.”on the Energy vs. Climate series for a webinar titled Are “Nature-based Solutions” a natural policy choice? on Friday, October 23, 2020 from 10:00am-11:00am MT.

The federal government has committed to using “nature-based solutions [aka natural climate solutions] to fight climate change, including by planting two billion trees.” But is reforesting an area the size of a European country and managing that forest, naturally a good form of climate/energy policy and public investment?

About your co-hosts:

David Keith is a professor at Harvard in Engineering and the Kennedy School. He is the founder of Carbon Engineering and was formerly a professor at the University of Calgary. He splits his time between Canmore and Cambridge.

Sara Hastings-Simon is a senior research associate at the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines and a research fellow at the University of Calgary’s School of Public Policy. Prior to that she was the manager of the cleantech practice at McKinsey & Company, and director of Clean Economy at the Pembina Institute.

Ed Whittingham is a clean energy policy/finance consultant and fellow at the Public Policy Forum. He is the former executive director of the Pembina Institute.

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Details

Date:
October 23
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am MDT
Website:
https://energyvsclimate.substack.com/p/webinar-invitation-are-nature-based

Organizer

Payne Institute
Phone:
(303)384-2730
Email:
Payne-info@mines.edu
Website:
https://payneinstitute.mines.edu/