Climate Change and Emissions Management (CCEMC) Corporation

Climate Change and Emissions Management (CCEMC) Corporation

October 08, 2013 12:13 ET

Climate Change and Emissions Management (CCEMC) Corporation to Announce $40 Million for Projects That Reduce GHG Emissions or Enhance Carbon Sequestration From Biological Sources

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Oct. 8, 2013) - The Climate Change and Emissions Management (CCEMC) Corporation will announce an opportunity for organizations to apply for funding to support biological projects that will result in net greenhouse gas reductions in Alberta.

The announcement will be made at the Biological Solutions Forum. This event is hosted by the Biological GHG Management Program, which is delivered by Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions for the CCEMC.

When: October 9, 2013 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. (Announcement at approximately 9:45 a.m.)
Where: Biological Solutions Forum, TELUS Convention Centre, Calgary, Rooms 104/105/106
Who: CCEMC Chair Eric Newell

Note to editors:

Interviews will be coordinated on site immediately following the announcement. Available spokespeople include CCEMC Chair Eric Newell, CCEMC Managing Director Kirk Andries, Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions Chair Art Froehlich, Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions CEO Stan Blade and Susan Wood-Bohm, Executive Director, Biological GHG Management Program.

Reporters are welcome to cover the forum, which focuses on how Alberta can reduce its greenhouse gas emissions using biologically based solutions. A plenary session, starting at 8:30 a.m. immediately preceding the funding announcement, will present opportunities and challenges of biological GHG management.

For more about the Forum: http://bio.albertainnovates.ca/stratthemes/ecosystem-services/bioghg/

Contact Information

  • Media contacts:
    Biological GHG Management Program
    Mark Lowey (on site)
    Cell: 403-990-6986
    Email: enviroline@shaw.ca

    Climate Change and Emissions Management (CCEMC) Corporation
    Celia Sollows
    Cell: 780-239-4150
    Email: Celia@ccemc.ca