Media Advisory - More than 100 Leading North American Scientists To Announce Consensus Position on Oil Sands

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OTTAWA, June 10, 2015 /CNW/ - Scientists, who include 12 Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada, 22 Members of the US National Academy of Science, 5 Recipients of the Order of Canada, and a Nobel Prize winner, to release a consensus position on oil sands and new web site with supporting information.

What: Telephone Press Conference
When: Wednesday, June 10, 2015, 10 a.m. PT, 1 p.m. ET
How:

  • Local number: 416-340-2217, Toll-free number (Canada/US): 1 866-696-5910
  • Conference ID: 4228633

 

Scientists on the call will include the following, who will also be available for interview following the press conference.

  • Thomas Homer-Dixon, PhD, Professor, Balsillie School of International Affairs, University of Waterloo.
  • Mark Jaccard, PhD, Professor, School of Resource and Environmental Management, Simon Fraser University
  • Ken Lertzman, PhD, Professor, School of Resource and Environmental Management, Simon Fraser University
  • Wendy J. Palen, PhD, Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser University
  • Thomas D. Sisk, PhD, Professor and Olajos-Goslow Chair of Environmental Science and Policy, School of Earth Science and Environmental Sustainability, Northern Arizona University

 

Hashtag: #103scientists

 

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For further information: and interview requests, please contact: Heather Badenoch, Media coordinator, (613) 859-8232; heather@villagepr.ca

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