GLOBE is a key forum on business and the environment
VANCOUVER, March 26, 2014 /CNW/ - Parliamentary Secretary Colin Carrie
attended GLOBE 2014, North America's largest international
environmental business summit today, on behalf of the Honourable Leona
Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian
Northern Economic Development Agency and Minister for the Arctic
Dr. Carrie toured the GLOBE Exhibition, GLOBE 2014's tradeshow,
including stops at the Environment Canada and Sustainable Development
Technology Canada exhibits. He also met with international delegates
and gave introductory remarks at a session focused on encouraging
stronger business participation in the Climate and Clean Air Coalition
to Reduce Short-Lived Climate Pollutants (CCAC).
During his speech, Dr. Carrie, noted that reducing these emissions is an
integral part of Canada's broader climate change and clean air agenda.
GLOBE 2014 hosts upwards of 400 international government and business
exhibitors focused on the key themes of Energy, Green Building and
Sustainable Cities and Water.
Canada is co-founder and lead partner of the CCAC, and is leading on
initiatives to address short-lived climate pollutants from agriculture,
heavy-duty diesel vehicles and engines, and municipal solid waste.
GLOBE has recently joined the CCAC as a partner.
"Our Government is committed to protecting both the environment and our
economy. Conferences like GLOBE 2014 bring together governments,
industry and stakeholders to share practical, business-oriented
solutions that are sustainable. It was my pleasure to meet with
partners, stakeholders, and attendees in the shared pursuit of a
- Dr. Colin Carrie, Member of Parliament for Oshawa and Parliamentary
Secretary to the Minister of the Environment
For more information on this announcement, please visit the Web site of
Environment Canada at http://www.ec.gc.ca/.
SOURCE: Environment Canada
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