Media advisory: The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau to speak at national climate conference

The Prime Minister will appear live in conversation with Bloomberg News’ senior climate reporter Akshat Rathi as part of a major national climate conference.

WHAT

2030 in Focus: Getting the Next Decade Right on Net-Zero, a public event  focused on the progress toward net zero, from a national and an international perspective, co-hosted by the Net-Zero Advisory Body and the Canadian Climate Institute.

The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau will appear at 15:15, in conversation with Bloomberg News’ senior climate reporter Akshat Rathi on the economic imperative of a low-carbon economy. 

WHEN

Tuesday, October 18 

Conference from 8:30am-4:30pm ET

  • 15:15: The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau in conversation with Akshat Rathi
  • 15:45: The Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, and the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources. 

Full program available here

WHO

In addition to the Prime Minister, conference speakers include: 

  • The Honourable Stephen Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change
  • The Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Natural Resources
  • Andrew Light, Assistant Secretary of Energy for International Affairs, U.S. Department of Energy
  • Leah Stokes, Professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara, one of Time100’s NEXT list for 2022
  • Chris Stark, Chief Executive of the UK’s Climate Change Committee
  • Sara Moarif, Head of Environment and Climate Change, International Energy Agency

Tickets for the general public are sold out, but there is limited space available on-site for accredited journalists. To request media access to the event, please contact us.

Online: The complete program will be live-streamed online. Register here to reserve a free virtual seat in advance. 

CONTACT

Catharine Tunnacliffe

Communications Director

Canadian Climate Institute

(226) 212-9883

ctunnacliffe@climateinstitute.ca

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