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SFU experts available to comment on Greta Thunberg’s Vancouver climate change rally

October 23, 2019

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Shradhha Sharma, University Communications and Marketing, 778.782.3210,

Even though the 2019 federal election has ended, the issue of climate change continues to be top of mind for many. In her first public rally post the election, 16-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg will take part in a climate action march in Vancouver on Friday as part of her Fridays for Future campaign.

Simon Fraser University experts are available to comment on the event, as well speak to the issue of climate change in general.

Kirsten Zickfeld, associate professor, Department of Geography, (Available before 10:30 am)

Mark Jaccard, distinguished professor and director, School of Resource & Environmental Management, 778.789.0852

Deborah Harford, executive director, ACT (the Adaptation to Climate Change Team), Faculty of Environment, Climate Solutions Fellow, SFU Centre for Dialogue, adjunct professor, School of Resource and Environmental Management, 604.671.2449 (available in the afternoon, PST)

Tara Holland, lecturer, Department of Geography and School of Environmental Science, 604.880.9635, (Available between 8 am-9:15 am on phone, and from 12:30-5 pm via phone/email)


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