Opinion – University of Alberta playing a key role in helping Canada meet its climate commitments

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shukri (L), heads the closing session of the COP27 climate conference, at the Sharm el-Sheikh International Convention Centre in Egypt’s Red Sea resort city of the same name, on November 20, 2022. (Photo by JOSEPH EID / AFP) PHOTO BY JOSEPH EID /AFP via Getty Images

Contributed to the Edmonton Journal by Bill Flanagan, President and Vice-Chancellor, University of Alberta (Published, November 24, 2022)

Last week, I was honoured to attend COP27, the UN Climate Change Conference in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt. Along with our vice-president (research and innovation) Aminah Robinson Fayek, we represented both the University of Alberta and the Worldwide Universities Network (WUN) of which the U of A has been an active member since 2008….



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