Symposium on Climate Justice & Cities – Closing Keynote + Final Remarks


Closing Keynote: Julie Dabrusin, Member of Parliament for Toronto—Danforth (Ontario) & Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Natural Resources and to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change


This full-day event will bring together academics and policymakers to discuss cutting edge research and policy implications for urban communities disproportionately affected by climate change. Speakers will include recipients of our Urban Challenge Grants, representing over 20 departments across the University of Toronto, who will discuss their findings with co-panelists and international discussants on the themes of:
• Disparate environmental impacts on vulnerable communities
• Unequal access to environmental amenities
• The viability of strategies for sustainability and GHG emissions reduction
• Building community capacity to deal with climate injustice

Links to the Panels are available here:

Welcome + Panel 1:

Panel 2:

Panel 3:

Keynote 1 + Panel 4:

Keynote 2 + Closing Remarks:


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