Cities, Climate & COVID: Managing a Future with Multiple Threats



Moderator
Rik Logtenberg
Founder, Climate Caucus

Speakers
Charlie Clark
Mayor, City of Saskatoon

Lisa Helps
Mayor, City of Victoria

Berry Vrbanovic
Mayor, City of Kitchener

By December 2019, more than 500 Canadian municipalities had declared a Climate Emergency – a political acknowledgement that the future depends on urgent action to combat climate change. Then came the Coronavirus. In a world of multiple, complex challenges, how will cities balance people, planet and prosperity? Can cities leverage the pandemic recovery to build a more sustainable future?

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En décembre 2019, plus de 500 municipalités canadiennes avaient déclaré une urgence climatique – une reconnaissance politique que l’avenir dépend d’une action urgente pour lutter contre le changement climatique. Puis vint le Coronavirus. Dans un monde aux défis multiples et complexes, comment les villes équilibreront-elles les gens, la planète et la prospérité? Les villes peuvent-elles tirer parti de la reprise de la pandémie pour construire un avenir plus durable?

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