On September 25, 2017, the Office of the Chief Scientist (OCS) at Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), Waterloo Global Science Initiative (WGSI) and the Waterloo Institute for Sustainable Energy (WISE) held a roundtable discussion on the potential of today’s frontier scientific research to disrupt tomorrow’s energy system.
Trusting Partnerships for Climate Resilience & Adaptation in Remote & Indigenous Communities
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)