Debating carbon pricing at deliberation and debate lecture

Media Advisory Release Date: January 31, 2017 10:00 a.m.

The issue of carbon pricing will be discussed at the next instalment of the Deliberation and Debate lecture series, February 1 at 7:00 p.m. at the U of R’s Language Institute.

The lecture is presented by the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy (JSGS).

Carbon pricing is controversial in Saskatchewan. It’s the only jurisdiction in Canada that is not working to implement a carbon pricing system.

The keynote address will be given by Chris Ragan, chair of Canada’s Ecofiscal Commission and associate professor of economics at McGill University. Ecofiscal is an independent, non-partisan research body.

Ragan’s keynote address will be followed by a panel discussion moderated by Jeremy Rayner, director at JSGS. It will feature Margot Hurlbert, associate professor at JSGS and Dale Eisler, senior policy fellow at JSGS.

Event:   Carbon Pricing in Saskatchewan?
Date:     Wednesday, February 1 - 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Venue:  Room 215 – Language Institute Building – U of R
There is no charge to attend but seating is limited.
Please visit here to register online.

 

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