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Trusting Partnerships for Climate Resilience & Adaptation in Remote & Indigenous Communities

Monday, November 21, 2016

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Official COP22 side event presented by 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)  

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