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Justin Leroux, CIRANO Researcher and Fellow and associate professor in the Department of Applied Economics at HEC Montréal, and Pierre-Olivier Pineau, CIRANO Researcher and Fellow and full professor in the Department of Decision Sciences at HEC Montréal, participated in the McGill Climate Conference "Building the Canadian Green Economy: A Just Transition" on September 12 and 13, 2019.
Justin Leroux spoke on the panel "Distributing the Benefits and Burdens of a Green Economy Transition". Video of his presentation.
Pierre-Olivier Pineau intervened in the panel "Climate Action". Video of his presentation.
The McGill Climate Conference "Building the Canadian Green Economy: A Just Transition" aimed to help construct a lasting consensus for the expansion of climate action, as well as for the creation and maintenance of sustainable employment. This interdisciplinary conference brought together political scientists, policy analysts, philosophers, economists, climate scientists and prominent former politicians to discuss chief strategies to reduce GHG emissions while ensuring Canada’s economic prosperity.
In addition, the two researchers participated as authors in Le Québec économique 8 : Le développement durable à l’ère des changements climatiques (Sustainable Development in the Era of Climate Change), available since October 2 in bookstores.