Natural Gas Markets and A Carbon Constrained Future

2016 IGUA Spring Seminar

  Tuesday, May 10th, 2016 - Thursday, May 12th, 2016
  Delta Ottawa City Centre, Ottawa, ON

2016 IGUA Spring Seminar Preliminary Program

Economics Advisor and CEO, EnviroEconomics, is a leading environmental economist who advises government and industry on sustainable development

Dave Sawyer is a leading environmental economist with a twenty year track record in solving policy challenges for sustainable development. He is an accomplished advisor, author and communicator with experience working with government and industry in Canada and around the world. His diverse portfolio of work is focused on energy and climate change, air pollution, ecological goods and services, toxics, waste management and water. He applies his international experience and knowledge to assess regulatory proposals and policy instruments, estimate health and environmental benefits, and assess competitiveness impacts. He uses quantitative models and qualitative tools to help governments and industry to address strategic questions and weigh the trade-offs of policy options and scenarios designed to leverage investments for sustainability. He has held positions with Environment Canada, Canada's Commissioner of Environment and Sustainable Development and leading Canadian consultancies. Most recently, he was the International Institute for Sustainable Development’s vice-president for climate, energy and partnerships, leading a team of 20 adaptation and mitigation specialists working on low carbon, climate resilient development globally.