COP 28 Side Event | Canadian Leadership on Oil and Gas Phase-Out

December 6, 2023 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm GST

In-person at the BOGA Pavilion

(Open to public)

Canadian Leadership on Oil and Gas Phase-Out event with photos of speakers

This COP 28 side event showcases progress to date on phasing out oil and gas production in Canada. Panellists from a diverse range of backgrounds will discuss opportunities to amplify the phase-out across the country, highlighting the role of Indigenous leadership, civil society advocacy, provincial policy, and international governance frameworks.


Welcome and Introductions

Angela Carter, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador, and Senior Associate, IISD

Panel Discussion

Catherine McKenna, Chair, UN High-Level Expert Group on the Net-Zero Emissions Commitments of Non-State Entities

Eriel Deranger, Executive Director, Indigenous Climate Action

Jean Lemire, Emissary for Climate Change and Northern Issues, Government of Quebec 

Caroline Brouillette, Executive Director, Climate Action Network Canada

Julia Levin, Associate Director, National Climate, Environmental Defence


Closing Remarks

Dale Marshall, Senior Director Climate Program, Trottier Family Foundation

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