CGC Announces the Winners of the 6th Annual GeoExchange Excellence Awards2013-05-15
The Canadian GeoExchange Coalition (CGC) heartily congratulated the 2013 winners of the 6th CGC Excellence Awards Friday May 3rd during the annual...Read more
The Canadian GeoExchange Coalition and GeoExchange BC are proud to be co-hosting the 2013 Canadian GeoExchange Conference and Trade Show.
Key Note Speaker - Dr Mark Jaccard
Mark has been professor in the School of Resource and Environmental Management at Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, since 1986 – interrupted from 1992-97 while he served as Chair and CEO of the British Columbia Utilities Commission. His PhD is from the Energy Economics and Policy Institute at the University of Grenoble. Internationally, Mark is known for his work since the 1990s on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (Nobel Peace Prize in 2007, lead author on the 2011 Special Report on Renewables), the China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development (co-chair of the 2009 Task Force for Sustainable Use of Coal), and the Global Energy Assessment (convening lead author for sustainable energy policy). He is a research fellow at the CD Howe Institute and has over 90 academic publications. His 2005 book, Sustainable Fossil Fuels, won the Donner Prize for best policy book in Canada. He was named the British Columbia Academic of the Year in 2008, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada in 2009 and, in 2010, won the Stirling Prize for Controversy. In 2012 he was named to Canada’s Clean16. His upcoming book is on human self-delusion and our inability to act on the climate threat.
For more information about the conference, contact:
Ted Kantrowitz: firstname.lastname@example.org
Jean-Pierre Finet: email@example.com