Speaker: John Streicker
Topic: The North
When: August 14, 2010
Event: Climate Change Conference 2010
John Streicker is a member of the Green Party of Canada’s cabinet as the advocate for Arctic and Northern Affairs. He is a professional engineer, climate change specialist, educator, and community volunteer. His current projects include leading a team to develop the climate change Adaptation Plan for Whitehorse, lecturing at Yukon College, and writing for Encyclopedia Britannica on the Arctic and on climate change.
As a climate change specialist, John’s recent work emphasizes shared understanding and action on climate change. He has directed the Northern Climate ExChange, managing a series of research offices on impacts and adaptation in the three northern territories; worked as a consultant with the Yukon government to develop their Climate Change Action Plan; and made presentations to parliamentary and UN committees.