International delegates gather in Edmonton for climate change conference

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The CitiesIPCC Cities and Climate Change Science Conference is taking place in Edmonton on March 5, 6 and 7.

All events are free and the public is invited to take in presentations, performances, art displays and solutions at the Shaw Conference Centre in Hall A.

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The public EPCOR stage runs all day and features a host of speakers.

The addresses at the EPCOR stage will also be livestreamed on Facebook.

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Other presentations include:

  • Don Iveson in conversation with former Toronto mayor David Miller
  • The impact of climate change on Indigenous populations and communities
  • The latest climate change science from international experts
  • How Alberta is finding solutions to climate change through innovation
  • Water security in a warming world
  • Climate change and social justice

Hall A will also feature a photo exhibit showing how Canadians are adapting to climate change in unique ways. It is called To What Degree: Canada in a Changing Climate.


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