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May 2021

Eric Usher Zoom Presentation 2021-05-05 “Is responsible banking an oxymoron?”

May 5 @ 13:30 - 17:00

You are invited to a scheduled Canadian Club of Rome Zoom meeting. Topic: Is responsible banking an oxymoron? The UN's work with the banking sector since 1992 to integrate sustainability and climate considerations into financial practice. Speaker: Eric Usher Time: May 5, 2021 13:30 Eastern Time (US and Canada) YouTube of Presentation... Presentation Slides... Chat link... Abstract Eric’s talk will cover the evolution within the banking industry in its approach to integrating environmental and social considerations into financial practice and specifically in…

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Too clever by half, but not nearly smart enough

May 12 @ 13:30 - 17:00

Canadian Club of Rome scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: Too clever by half, but not nearly smart enough Speaker:  Dr. William Rees Time: May 12, 2021 13:30 Eastern Time (US and Canada) YouTube of Presentation... Presentation Slides... Chat comments... Abstract Humans pride themselves as being the most ‘intelligent’ species on Earth yet, despite a half century of stark warnings by many of our best scientists, the human enterprise remains in a state of potentially fatal ‘overshoot’.  The human enterprise is exploiting…

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A Leap to an Ecological Economy: Derek Paul CACOR member

May 19 @ 13:30 - 16:00

Topic: A Leap to an Ecological Economy   Speaker:  Derek Paul Time: May 19, 2021 13:30 Eastern Daylight Time (US and Canada) Presentation Slides... Chat during Presentation... YouTube of Presentation... Talk Summary: My talk will follow the important messages scope of my book, A Leap to an Ecological Economy, and go farther, to encompass the most obvious things that could easily be done to great advantage, which include the goals of creating much new natural wealth and of maintaining full…

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The Path to Canada’s Future Homes 2021-05-26 Sharon Coward

May 26 @ 13:30 - 15:30

Topic: The Path to Canada’s Future Homes Speaker:  Sharon Coward Time: May 26, 2021 13:30 Eastern Daylight Time (US and Canada) YouTube of Presentation... Chat text from ZOOM... Presentation Slides... Summary of the presentation. In this presentation, the executive director of EnviroCentre will walk listeners through the basics of residential retrofits as a path to emissions reduction in Canada. The talk will explore targets, strategies, obstacles and solutions, and will round out with an exploration of Ottawa’s newest retrofit pilot…

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June 2021

A Strategy for Sharing World Environmental Data & Information: CACOR Zoom 2 June

June 2 @ 13:30 - 15:30

CACOR is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: A Strategy for Sharing World Environmental Data & Information Speaker:   Dr. Don Cowan Time: Jun 2, 2021 13:30 Eastern Time (US and Canada) on Zoom YouTube of Presentation... Presentation Slides... Chat record... SUMMARY: We are all aware of the amount of environmental data and information that is collected and stored in copious quantities by governments, businesses, and academia. There is a need to share this information in meaningful ways at the…

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Ted Manning: Defining Our Future; Wellbeing for Communities.

June 9 @ 13:30 - 17:00

Presenter: Dr. Ted Manning  Title:  Defining Our Future; Wellbeing for Communities. Time: Jun 9, 2021 13:30 Eastern Time (US and Canada) YouTube of Presentation... Presentation Slides... Presentation Chat... Bio: Ted Manning is President of Tourisk Inc., an international consulting firm based in Ottawa Canada and providing integrated planning for heritage sites and tourism destinations worldwide. He has worked in over 50 countries in Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas focused on protecting the world’s special places. He has also led environmental projects in…

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