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Event summary produced by The Globe and Mail Events team. The Globe’s editorial department was not involved.

Reducing emissions in Canada’s energy industry will require unprecedented cooperation, investment, and infrastructure development. As urgency around the climate change response continues to build, there’s growing recognition of the need for collective action, new approaches and faster progress toward net-zero. What are the main obstacles to transitioning energy in Canada today, and what are the solutions?

The Globe and Mail hosted a live webcast featuring energy and sustainability leaders sharing practical suggestions and insights on April 13.

Missed the live event? Scroll down to the video player below to view the full recording.

Adam Radwanski, climate change columnist and feature writer with The Globe and Mail, moderated the panel, hosting Monica Gattinger, director of the Institute for Science, Society and Policy at the University of Ottawa; Annette Verschuren, chair and CEO of NRStor Inc.; Jesse McCormick, director of research, innovation, and legal affairs with First Nations Major Projects Coalition; and Susannah Pierce, Shell Canada country chair.

The group discussed the role of energy policy in spurring the development of cleaner energy, potential price impacts on consumers, approaches for Indigenous engagement, partnership and leadership in infrastructure and projects, and the future of fossil fuels.

Watch the full recording (60 minutes) below:

The Globe and Mail presented the event with sponsor support from Telfer School of Management.

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