Friday, May 14, 2021

May 14, 2021 at 11:45 a.m. PDT

The Future of Tourism-Building Better (In Partnership with the Whistler Institute)

Description: As the world recovers from the global pandemic there will be a renewed freedom to travel and a need for economic recovery in communities and the tourism industry. This is the time to address the challenges and risks ahead so that the future of travel is better for the earth and for people.

Mobilizing Local Governments for the Climate Emergency

Description: A discussion of best practices and legal tools for local governments to take action on climate that can be started within two years to meet 2030 commitments and other future deadlines including:

Providing leadership on rapidly changing priorities arising from federal and provincial requirements and community expectations

Meeting the high costs and timelines of BC’s and Canada’s commitments on greenhouse gas emissions and energy conservation

Financial nuts and bolts of supporting climate action Legal and regulatory tools that local governments can use to support climate action.