Speaker: Adriana Mugnatto-Hamu
Topic: Carbon Pricing - Options
When: August 14, 2010
Event: Climate Change Conference 2010
Until 2005, Adriana Mugnatto-Hamu was a full-time mother to five children with a strong commitment to human rights and a growing concern about the lack of appropriate policy to address the looming crises of climate change and energy scarcity. Then she realized that taking care of her children would require above all making sure they had a liveable future.
Adriana initiated and co-authored A Realistic Energy Plan for Toronto, organized talks by expert speakers, played a central organizing role in Power to Choose in 2007, the Canadians for Kyoto rally in 2007, and the Sunshine Walk for climate justice in 2008. She has given talks to diverse audiences on carbon pricing, global warming and human rights.
Adriana Mugnatto-Hamu is a life-long member of Amnesty International and is a founding member of the Toronto Energy Coalition. She is an executive member of Post Carbon Toronto, and active with a number of other local Toronto groups such as JustEarth, the Toronto Climate Campaign, and The Next Generation.
Adriana Mugnatto-Hamu is the Climate Critic for the Green Party of Canada and the nominated candidate for Toronto-Danforth.