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UWC Toronto ZOOM Speaker Bronwyn Roe – Building the Case for a Better Earth
April 19, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pmFree
Bronwyn Roe – Building the Case for a Better Earth: Using the Power of the Law to Fight Climate Change
Bronwyn Roe is a lawyer at Ecojustice, Canada’s largest environmental law charity. Ecojustice goes to court and uses the full force of the law to defend nature, combat the climate emergency and fight for a healthy environment for all. Bronwyn will speak about Ecojustice’s work to hold governments accountable for meaningful action on climate change through strategic litigation and law reform. Among the cases that Bronwyn will discuss is the precedent-setting Mathur vs. Ontario case, in which Ecojustice if representing seven young climate activists who are challenging the Ontario government’s inaction on climate change. Guests are welcome. For more information or to register e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.