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UNU-INWEH Another Drop Seminar Series
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Another Drop March 2018

The next free public lecture will be a joint event between McMaster Climate Centre, Mohawk Centre for Climate Change Management, Sustainable Hamilton/Burlington, City of Hamilton, Ontario Climate Consortium, and the United Nations University Institute for Water, Environment and Health (UNU-INWEH). 

Planning for a Carbon Neutral Community

Burlington city council has established a vision in its strategic plan for the city to become net carbon neutral. Burlington is transitioning from a suburban community to one that is experiencing more urban development. How does a community like Burlington plan for and achieve carbon neutrality? Is it feasible? Lynn will speak about the city’s Community Energy Plan and the future direction. What is changing in Burlington and how these activities may help other communities in the region to achieve the net carbon neutrality.

WHEN: Tuesday March 6, 2018

TIME:
6:30m (Refreshments)
7:00pm (Lecture)

WHERE:
McMaster Innovation Park
Conference Room 1ABCD
175 Longwood Road South
Hamilton, ON. L8P 0A1

ADMISSION COST: Absolutely free!

 

Please note that seating is limited. 

To register a spot, RSVP online here

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Guest Speaker

Lynn Robichaud, Senior Sustainability Coordinator, City of Burlington, is currently the project lead to coordinate the implementation of Burlington’s first Community Energy Plan, working in partnership with Burlington Hydro and a number of community stakeholders. Over the years, she has worked with city staff, council and community groups to develop and implement several sustainability policies, programs and strategies, such as an anti-idling by-law and awareness campaign, a corporate energy policy, a waste reduction strategy, a green fleet transition strategy, a corporate sustainable building policy, and a green procurement policy.  
Prior to joining the City, Lynn worked with the Ontario Ministry of the Environment for nine years with the Environmental Assessment and Approvals Branch and the Hamilton Regional Office.  She is a graduate of Ryerson’s School of Urban and Regional Planning.
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