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UBC Robson Square

800 Robson Street

Vancouver, BC V6Z 3B7

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Science tells us that to stay under 2°C of average global warming above pre-Industrial temperatures, the global economy must go carbon negative—drawing down more greenhouse gases than we pump into the atmosphere—some time after mid-century.

This challenge may yet be humanity’s greatest, a moonshot for the climate. We must meet the growing global demand for “reliable and affordable power”, while achieving net-zero emissions through technological breakthroughs.

While some mitigation solutions are available now—from clean electricity to electric cars—other emissions sources are more difficult to target. Aviation and shipping are proving hard to decarbonize, carbon capture and storage is not yet delivering on large scales, and viable replacements for carbon-intensive steel or cement remain elusive.

What is Canada’s role in this new global moonshot? What is BC’s role? What are some of the coolest new clean, world-changing tech projects in development right here in our province?

Join our panel leading clean-tech entrepreneurs, researchers and the policy-makers behind this new push for a fascinating, provocative discussion.

This is free public event, please register to save a seat. Seating is first come, first seated.

Moderator:

Vaughn Palmer, Vancouver Sun Journalist

Panelists:

Jonathan Rhone, Axine Water Technologies

Elicia Maine, SFU

Majid Bahrami, SFU

Carbon Engineering, additional panelist to be confirmed.

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