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Discourse Media is excited to announce that it has selected four fellows for the second Access to Energy Journalism fellowship (AEJF) —  a project aimed at producing critical, deep reporting on global energy poverty. This fellowship will focus on reporting about energy access in sub-Saharan Africa.

WGSI's COP22 Brief & Side Event Audio

WGSI's recommendations for global action on energy access, grounded in examples from remote and Indigenous communities in Canada. Watch our official COP22 side-event below.

 

 

Official COP22 side event presented by University of Waterloo via Waterloo Global Science Initiative (WGSI) and The Rockies Institute (TRI) in Marrakech, Morocco.

This session explored creative alliances between Indigenous and non-Indigenous actors that establish trust and build climate resilience in Canadian & global South Indigenous communities. Impactful solutions for building knowledge & capacity and implementing renewable energy & infrastructure were presented.  

WGSI Panelists (00:00:00 - 00:38:00): Michael Brooks (Journalist), Bill Lenihan (Off Grid Electric), Aaron Leopold (Practical Action), Fabiola Ortiz (Discourse Media)

TRI Panelists (00:40:00 - end): Kansie Fox (Kainai First Nation), Laura Lynes (Rockies Institute), Greg Poelzer (USask)