IES’s inaugural “Managing Decarbonization Conference: The Cases of Germany and Canada” was held on October 27th and 28th, 2016. The conference was a renowned success and featured academics and politicians from around the world who came together to address underlying issues of the economy’s relationship with the environment. Keynote speakers included Fazil Mihlar, Deputy Minister of BC’s Ministry of Environment, Franzjosef Schafhausen, Deputy Director General for Environment and Energy, German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Jürgen Trittin, former Federal Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety, Co-Chairman and Peter Robinson, CEO David Suzuki Foundation.
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This conference was made possible by a generous grant from the Foreign Ministry of the Federal Republic of Germany.