Environmental Commissioner of Ontario at McMaster on Tuesday March 21st to deliver Spring 2017 Public Lecture

Mar 15th, 2017 10:13 AM

Media Advisory
Environmental Commissioner of Ontario at McMaster
to deliver Spring 2017 Public Lecture


Dianne Saxe, Environmental Commissioner of Ontario, will be speaking at McMaster Centre for Climate Change’s Spring 2017 Public Lecture about climate change in Ontario  ̶  the critical thresholds that have been exceeded, the province’s current greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, and what the government is doing to reduce emissions.

Although the province took great steps towards GHG reductions this past year, the Environmental Commissioner’s 2016 Annual GHG Progress Report, Facing Climate Change, contains several recommendations to help the government avoid some major pitfalls.

Note: Free parking will be available at the McMaster Innovation Park for this event. Refreshments will also be provided.

When: 7:00 p.m.Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Where: McMaster Innovation Park (Room 1-ABCD)
                         175 Longwood Road South
                      Hamilton, ON L8P 0A1

Facing Climate Change is available online at eco.on.ca.

Media contact:
Michael Zupanic
Communications & Outreach Co-ordinator
416-325-3371
1-800-701-6454
media@eco.on.ca

The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario is an independent officer of the Legislature who reports on government progress on climate change, energy and other environmental issues. The ECO is the province's environmental watchdog and guardian of Ontarians' environmental rights.