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Who Would Want a Carbon Tax? and What the Heck is Cap and Trade?

Green Party of Alberta The Special Presentation of

“Who would want a carbon tax? And what the heck is cap and trade?”

HAS BEEN CANCELLED in both Calgary and Red Deer.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Green Party of Alberta · Calgary, Alberta T2L 1Y4, Canada

A critical discussion to inform policy decisions before the international climate conference in Paris

Two Green Party members have taken the initiative to organize a panel discussion on Alberta’s options for putting a price on carbon.

The highly qualified presenters have generously agreed to speak to this important issue at the first event in Calgary and then at a repeat in Red Deer. We expect some informative, engaging, and interactive discussions during this critical time, while our provincial Government is seeking input into a new Climate Change Strategy.

Speakers

  • Sarah Dobson, Research Associate, Energy and Environmental Policy at the U of C School of Public Policy
  • Chelsea Erhardt, Environmental Markets Specialist, Capital Power Corporation

Times and Places

Sept. 17th in Calgary
7:00 – 9:30 PM
Scott Hall
Varsity Acres Presbyterian Church
4612 Varsity Dr. NW

Sept 18th in Red Deer
1:00 – 3:30 PM
The Snell Gallery
Red Deer downtown library
4818 49th St.

Albertans’ involvement in the development of our province’s new Climate Change Strategy is essential. If you’re unsure of the issues and the options, please come along. Participating in this event will help broaden and deepen your understanding of climate change.

This is a public event and all are welcome.

Join us in either Calgary or Red Deer to learn more about the single-most important aspect of an effective climate change policy; to implement a well-designed price on carbon.

Thanks to Green Party of Alberta members Roger Gagne and Peter Labastide for organizing this event. For more information, please contact Roger Gagne on rogernow@gmail.com.

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