National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy

National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy

November 24, 2006 16:00 ET

Media Advisory/NRTEE: Energy and Climate Change Outreach Session

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 24, 2006) - The National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy (NRTEE) is holding an outreach session to discuss its Long-term Advice on Energy and Climate Change, in Calgary on November 27, 2006 - part of a series of sessions taking place across Canada.

With climate change now a critically important news and policy issue, the sessions draw together experts and stakeholders from industry, the public sector, the environmental community and others. They will discuss the Round Table's Advisory Note findings on how Canada can prepare for significant reductions in greenhouse gas emissions by mid-21st century.

The NRTEE's Findings include advice on:

- What measures can be taken to reduce greenhouse gases

- How these can be achieved - the technology, the costs and the benefits

Glen Murray, NRTEE Chair; Edythe Marcoux, NRTEE Vice-Chair; Alexander Wood, NRTEE Acting President and CEO; and other experts are available for interviews.



What: National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy
Outreach Session

When: Monday, November 27, 2006
8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. (registration begins at 8)

Where: Salon BC, Delta Bow Valley Hotel
209 - 4th Avenue South East, Calgary, Alberta


The NRTEE was created by the government in October 1988. Its independent role and mandate were enshrined in the National Round Table on the Environment and Economy Act, which was passed by the House of Commons in May 1993. Appointed by Governor in Council, our members are distinguished leaders in business and labour, universities, environmental organizations, Aboriginal communities and municipalities.

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