NATIONAL Public Relations to Provide Coverage of Paris Climate Talks

CALGARY, Nov. 23, 2015 /CNW/ - The upcoming conference in Paris may drive significant changes to the way we produce, transport and consume energy. NATIONAL Public Relations will be there, providing daily reports, with special emphasis on Canada.

From November 30 to December 11 - France will be hosting the 21st Session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP21/CMP11), otherwise known as "Paris 2015".  This will be a crucial conference, striving to achieve a new international agreement on climate change, applicable to all countries, with the aim of keeping global warming below 2°C.

Prime Minister Trudeau has invited the premiers and opposition party leaders to join him in Paris and promised to convene the provinces to "work together on a framework to combat climate change."

NATIONAL will be providing clients a daily briefing, with up-to-date information and insight on the COP21 discussions via its UK division - Madano.  Key content will include:

  • Information and updates on Intended Nationally Determined Contributions.
  • Comments from key people/politicians about prospects for a deal.
  • Madano's own analysis on the state of the debate.

A multi-layered format will provide information and analysis in an accessible style, with both quick insights and detailed commentary. The materials will include:

  • The Big Picture, with pertinent high-level facts about COP21 and the commitments made
  • The Big Players, with information and analysis on commitments/issues for prominent countries across continents.
  • The Big Issues, with an assessment/analysis of the biggest issues, including a focus on Canadian content and issues relevant to Canada.

An advance briefing will be available on Monday, November 23, with daily updates commencing after the conference starts on November 30. The updates will be posted to For more information, please contact:

Neil Babaluk
NATIONAL Public Relations
800-6th Avenue SW, Suite 1600
Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2P 3G3
T 403-531-0331
F 403-531-0330

NATIONAL Public Relations, founded in Montreal in 1976, is Canada's leading public relations firm, with offices across Canada in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City, Saint John, Halifax and St. John's. The Firm serves corporate and institutional clients, offering a full range of strategic communications services, including corporate communications, public affairs, stakeholder engagement, marketing, healthcare and digital communications, as well as financial communications and investor relations under the name NATIONAL Equicom. The NATIONAL network also includes Madano, a leading strategic communications consultancy based in London in the United Kingdom; and AXON Communications, which has offices in New York, Toronto, London and Copenhagen. AXON offers medical communications, public relations and clinical trial support services to healthcare companies around the globe. NATIONAL Public Relations is part of RES PUBLICA Consulting Group, and is affiliated internationally with public relations firm Burson‑Marsteller, a WPP company. For more information about NATIONAL, please visit our website at or you can follow us on Twitter at

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For further information: Neil Babaluk,, NATIONAL Public Relations, 800-6th Avenue SW, Suite 1600, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2P 3G3, T 403-531-0331, F 403-531-0330

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