"Turning Down the Heat: Can We Mine Our Way Out of the Climate Crisis?" – Resource People & Presentations

Mining-Energy Transition


Donna Ashamock, Cree Nation, Co-Chair of MiningWatch Canada


Mark Z. Jacobson (live video), Director of the Atmosphere/Energy Program at Stanford University and lead author of 100% Renewable Energy Roadmaps for 139 Countries (USA) – slides

​Loretta Williams, Chair, First Nations Women Advocating Responsible Mining (FNWARM), Xeni Gwet'in First Nation (Canada) – slides

Dianne Saxe, Saxe Facts, Former Environmental Commissioner of Ontario (Canada) – slides


Catherine Abreu, Executive Director, Climate Action Network-Canada

Eriel Tchekwie Deranger, Denesṷłine (Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation), Executive Director, Indigenous Climate Action (Canada/USA)

Patrick Rondeau, Lead environment advisor for a Just Transition, Fédération des travailleurs et des travailleuses du Québec (FTQ) – La Transition Juste au Québec


Moderators and Respondents