Lisa (Elisabeth) DeMarco chosen for premier's expert panel to help fight climate change



    TORONTO, Oct. 22 /CNW/ - Macleod Dixon LLP is proud to announce Lisa
(Elisabeth) DeMarco, partner in the Toronto office, was recently chosen for
Premier Dalton McGuinty's Climate Change Advisory Panel. The expert panel
combines experts from the worlds of business, education and science with a
unified goal to help Ontario combat climate change and move to a greener
economy.
    The panel will advise McGuinty's government on climate change strategies
and policies, as well as scientific and economic research, all the while, with
a clear focus to help the province meet its 'Go Green Action Plan' targets for
greenhouse gas reductions.
    Evaluating new green economic opportunities and technologies will also be
a focal point of the panel, with a vision for Ontario to move toward the
low-carbon economy of the future.
    Lisa, a recognized Canadian expert, has ten years of experience in the
law relating to emissions trading, the Kyoto Protocol and the evolving area of
environmental finance. She is ranked by Chambers Global as one of the top ten
climate change lawyers worldwide.
    "We are pleased to have one of our senior environmental finance partners
involved in a project of such great significance," Bill Tuer, Managing Partner
of Macleod Dixon LLP comments. "This initiative demonstrates Ontario's
dedication towards a green future and Macleod Dixon is honoured to have the
opportunity to provide services to help the province move towards a greener
economy."
    With over 250 legal professionals in offices in Calgary, Toronto,
Caracas, Moscow, Almaty/Atyrau and Rio de Janeiro, Macleod Dixon is one of
Canada's premier international law firms.





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