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MEDIA RELEASE: Go “Beyond COP20” With Dr. David Robinson

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COP20 is now underway in Lima, Peru.  At this critical time in the lead-up to next year’s expected global agreement on climate change in Paris, France, please join Laurentian University Associate Professor of Economics, and Economics for Northern Ontario blogger Dr. David Robinson, for a discussion entitled “Beyond COP20” (7 PM, Thursday, December 11, 2014, at ReThink Green - 176 Larch Street).

Dr. Robinson will present, in layman’s terms, what the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change’s (UNFCCC) 20th Conference of the Parties (COP20), is expected to accomplish, and how international negotiations may impact Northern Ontario’s resource-based economy.

Themes to be discussed:

·         Will the global community follow the lead of the United States and China, and agree to limit emissions through a “Kyoto Protocol” style agreement?

·         Will carbon pricing play a role in an international agreement?

·         How might a new agreement in Paris in 2015 impact Northern Ontario’s and Greater Sudbury’s economies?


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