You're all invited to a Toronto event with George Monbiot

You're all invited to a Toronto event with George Monbiot
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Regular DeSmog readers know we are big fans of Guardian columist George Monbiot, and we’re very proud to be co-sponsoring a big event next weekend in Toronto with Monbiot as our special event.

Here’s the details, hope to see you all there!

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Join George Monbiot, Guardian columnist and author of “Heat: How To Save The Planet From Burning,” in Toronto next weekend for a special event!

Countdown to Copenhagen: Who in Canada is Killing the International Climate Treaty?
With the international climate treaty summit less than a month away, leading experts on the science, policy and politics of climate change will lead a forum on the role Canada is (and isn’t) playing on the international stage.

Special Guests will include:
Richard Littlemore, co-author of the new book Climate Cover Up: the crusade to deny global warming.

Details of the event are as follows:

Date: Saturday, November 28
Time: 2pm to 4pm

Location: J.J.R. MacLeod Auditorium, Medical Sciences Building, University of Toronto
1 King’s College Circle, Toronto

Admission:
suggested donation of $10-$25. Nobody will be turned away for lack of funds.
Seating is limited; come early to guarantee a seat.

Media are welcome.

This event is brought to you by:

DeSmogBlog.com
Power Up Canada
Climate Action Network, Canada


For more information contact:

Kevin Grandia
Managing Editor
DeSmogblog.com
e: [email protected]
c: 778.240.6343

You're all invited to a Toronto event with George Monbiot

Kevin is a contributor and strategic adviser to DeSmogBlog.

He runs the digital marketing agency Spake Media House. Named a “Green Hero” by Rolling Stone Magazine and one of the “Top 50 Tweeters” on climate change and environment issues, Kevin has appeared in major news media outlets around the world for his work on digital campaigning.

Kevin has been involved in the public policy arena in both the United States and Canada for more than a decade. For five years he was the managing editor of DeSmogBlog.com. In this role, Kevin’s research into the “climate denial industry” and the right-wing think tank networks was featured in news media articles around the world. He is most well known for his ground-breaking research into David and Charles Koch’s massive financial investments in the Republican and tea party networks.

Kevin is the first person to be designated a “Certified Expert” on the political and community organizing platform NationBuilder.

Prior to DeSmogBlog, Kevin worked in various political and government roles. He was Senior Advisor to the Minister of State for Multiculturalism and a Special Assistant to the Minister of State for Asia Pacific, Foreign Affairs for the Government of Canada. Kevin also worked in various roles in the British Columbia provincial government in the Office of the Premier and the Ministry of Health.

In 2008 Kevin co-founded a groundbreaking new online election tool called Vote for Environment which was later nominated for a World Summit Award in recognition of the world’s best e-Content and innovative ICT applications.

Kevin moved to Washington, DC in 2010 where he worked for two years as the Director of Online Strategy for Greenpeace USA and has since returned to his hometown of Vancouver, Canada.

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