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Webinar: Paying the Price: The Economic Impacts of Climate Change for Canada

Jan 10 2012 - 10:00am to 11:00am

By Jimena Eyzaguirre and Suzanne Loney

January 10th 2012, 1-2pm EST

Summary: The presentation will focus on lessons learned developing Paying the Price: The Economic Impacts of Climate Change for Canada, a report recently published by the National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy (NRT). The presentation will include a brief overview of the report findings and a more detailed discussion of the lessons learned through the research, convening and writing process that could be applicable to future work on estimating the economic impacts of climate change in Canada. Time will be available for questions.

Jimena Eyzaguirre is a Senior Policy Advisor at the NRT where she leads research, analysis, and consultation processes to advance national action to adapt to a changing climate. From 2005 to 2009 Jimena was a policy analyst at Natural Resources Canada, working on complex public policy challenges, including climate change adaptation, innovation in the forest sector, and science-policy integration. From 2000 to 2005, she performed research on sustainability issues for the Pembina Institute and the Center for Sustainable Development in the Americas, among others. She has a BSc and MSc in Geology, and a Master's in Resource and Environmental Management.

Suzanne Loney is a policy advisor at the NRT, where she conducts research, organizes convening activities, and develops policy advice. Her work currently focuses on climate change impacts and adaptation. Suzanne has worked with the federal government since 2005. Prior to joining the NRTEE, she worked for Environment Canada on emissions trading and as a program analyst at the Treasury Board Secretariat. She has an MA in economics from the University of Ottawa.

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