Clean growth and climate policy experts available to comment at GLOBE Forum 2024

VANCOUVER, February 12, 2024 —Experts from the Canadian Climate Institute are available to speak with media during GLOBE Forum 24 .

WHAT: Institute experts will participate in plenary sessions and panels. They are also available to comment on Canada’s climate policy progress and issues such as:

  • Incentivizing clean economic growth and low-carbon competitiveness
  • Reducing emissions and accelerating Canada’s net zero energy transition
  • Making our economy and infrastructure more resilient to a warming climate.

Please see our web page for additional resources and details. The Canadian Climate Institute will also be present in the Reaching Destination Net Zero Hub Space, where media are welcome to drop by throughout GLOBE Forum.

WHEN: February 13-15, 2024.

Note: Climate Institute experts are also available for interviews before or after these dates, and with journalists not accredited to GLOBE Forum 24.


Rick Smith, President, Canadian Climate Institute
Areas of expertise: Canada’s progresstoward net zero emissions, affordability and the energy transition, clean growth and competitiveness, and general climate policy priorities.

Dale Beugin, Vice President
Areas of expertise: clean growth, carbon pricing, contracts for difference, clean electricity, Canada’s progress towards net zero, and affordability and the energy transition.

Jonathan Arnold, Acting Clean Growth Director
Areas of expertise: clean growth, Canada’s response to the U.S. Inflation Reduction Act, and competitiveness in the global energy transition.

Jason Dion, Senior Research Director
Areas of expertise: the switch from fossil fuels to clean power, inter-governmental cooperation to expand and upgrade electricity systems, and net zero pathways for Canada. 

Kate Harland, Research Lead, Mitigation
Areas of expertise: climate policy and responsible innovation, economic analysis, building heat.

Sarah Miller, Research Lead, Adaptation
Areas of expertise: the costs of climate change in Canada, the National Adaptation Strategy and Action Plan, climate-related disaster response, building heating and cooling.


Globe Forum 24 program


Janina Stajic
Communications Manager
Canadian Climate Institute