Canadian Forest Industry To Host Climate Change Panel Discussion With Leading Scientists And Environmentalists In Ottawa
For Immediate Release
OTTAWA: Members of the working media as well as the general public are invited to tune in online as the Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC), in partnership with the Canadian Climate Forum is set to host a panel discussion in Ottawa on November 19 th , in advance of the upcoming United Nations Paris Climate Conference.
Forest Products, Part of the Solution to Climate Change will feature a discussion with leading experts in sustainable industry, climate science and environmental conservation. Speakers will include Michael Green, leading sustainability architect, Dr. Steve Colombo, research scientist representing the Canadian Climate Forum and Tim Gray, Executive Director of Environmental Defence Canada, representing the Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement. Journalist Catherine
Clark, will moderate the discussion. At the event, Dr. Colombo will be releasing a research paper documenting the important role the forest industry plays in addressing climate change. FPAC believes that the foundation for both future Canadian economic stability and global environmental sustainability will be laid for decades to come based on three significant global initiatives — the Trans-¬‐Pacific Partnership (TPP), the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris.
Event: Online video streaming of Forest Products, Part of the Solution to Climate Change
Date: Thursday, November 19 th , 2015
Time: 1:30 to 4:00 PM
FPAC provides a voice for Canada’s wood, pulp, and paper producers nationally and internationally in government, trade, and environmental affairs. The $58-¬‐billion-¬‐a-¬‐year forest products industry represents 2% of Canada’s GDP and is one of Canada’s largest employers operating in hundreds of communities and providing 230,000 direct jobs across the country.
For more information contact:
Vice‐President, Public Relations
Forest Products Association of Canada
firstname.lastname@example.org 613-¬‐563-¬‐1441 x313