Tuesday, 1 December 2015

My #KeystoneXL and #COP21-related media blitz

I have given a large number of interviews to media outlets in the past few weeks  relating to President Obama's rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline, COP21: The 2015 Paris Climate Summit and recent Canadian climate policy developments and potential. Links and brief descriptions are below:

Nov. 6, 2015 

CTV News 'Obama says no to Keystone XL pipeline'
680News 'Victory for the people: Environmentalists cheer Obama decision on Keystone'
Interview in Vice: Environmentalists shouldn't take pipeline slowdown as a win for activism

Nov. 9, 2015 

Global News BC1: Political strategist and commentator Alise Mills, and Simon Fraser University’s Mark Jaccard discuss the ramifications of U.S. President Barack Obama rejecting the Keystone XL pipeline from going ahead.

Nov. 10, 2015
My Business in Vancouver [BIV] interview with Nelson Bennett 'Political will needed to drive green power play. Zero-emission technologies here now, but policies and infrastructure lacking'
Another Business in Vancouver [BIV] interview with Jen St. Denis: 'Can we move to a fossil-free future without wrecking our economy? As immense as the challenge seems, experts say it is possible to change the world’s energy diet'

Nov. 19, 2015
Policy Options My thoughts on Canada at Paris in Policy Options Canada has consistently failed to deliver, but it’s not too late for us to make a major contribution at the climate summit in Paris.'

Nov. 20, 2015

DeSmog Canada 'The First Thing Canada Can Do in Paris is Admit Why UN Climate Talks Have Failed for Two Decades.'

Nov. 20, 2015

An Open Letter to Premier Clark outlines elements of effective policies ahead of the first ministers' meeting with Prime Minister Trudeau. Academics set criteria for successful climate action by British Columbia

Nov. 22, 2015

An interview of me in Macleans magazine by Aaron Wherry 'Setting the table for Trudeau's dinner with the premiers.'

Nov. 23, 2015

Me interviewed by Inside Climate News on Alberta's New Climate Plan: What You Need to Know

Nov. 24, 2015

CTV News  talking about the meeting between Prime Minister Trudeau and Canada's Premiers

Nov. 26, 2015

My interview on CBC's On the Coast with Stephen Quinn: Is Christy Clark justified in bragging about B.C.'s carbon tax? [Article and link to radio program]

Nov. 28, 2015

CBC's Quirks and Quarks - The Climate Challenge - Beyond Paris

Nov. 29, 2015
My Op-Ed in the Toronto Star on how Canada can move beyond empty promises in Paris

Nov. 30, 2015

PODCAST: BC Almanac + on B.C.'s targets.

Nov. 30, 2015
CBC's The Current  My discussion [starts at time 18:15] with Anna Maria Tremonti - Paris climate summit hinges on two degrees Celsius
My comment in the Globe and Mail: Measures for reducing our carbon footprint

Dec. 5, 2015
Pete McMartin's interview with me in the Vancouver Sun entitled "Climate-change change, or the apostasy of Mark Jaccard. We have the technology to reduce emmisions, he says, what we need now is the political will"

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