Media Advisory: APF Canada Invites Media to Attend Talk with Amory Lovins on China’s Energy Future

March 19, 2014 – Vancouver, BC – The Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada (APF Canada) invites media to attend an event with Amory Lovins, Co-Founder and Chief Scientist, Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) on the challenges and opportunities that China faces as it attempts to meet rising energy demands and reduce its carbon emissions.

Along with its Chinese and US partners, RMI is leading a collaborative project that will create a blueprint for maximizing China’s share of energy efficiency technologies and renewable energy supply through 2050. This unprecedented collaboration between the US and China – the world’s top economies, top consumers of energy and top emitters of CO2 – will profoundly impact the world’s environmental and energy future.

This event is an opportunity for media to learn about China-US collaboration on energy and environmental issues, and to interview experts on what it might mean for the world and for Canada.

When: March 24, 2014, 11:30 AM-2:00 PM

Where: Sheraton Wall Centre, Vancouver, BC

Who: Dr. Amory Lovins, Co-Founder and Chief Scientist, Rocky Mountain Institute; Clay Stranger, Manager, Office of the Chief Scientist, Rocky Mountain Institute; Yuen Pau Woo, President and CEO, APF Canada; Eva Busza, Vice-President, Research and Knowledge, APF Canada.

Media Registration: Jillian Oliver, Communications Manager, APF Canada, jillian.oliver@asiapacific.ca, 604-630-1536  

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About the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada

The Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada is an independent resource for Canadians on contemporary Asia and Canada-Asia relations. As a national not-for-profit organization established by an Act of Parliament in 1984, the Foundation brings people and knowledge together to provide the most current and comprehensive research, analysis and information on Asia and on Canada’s transpacific relations. Visit APF Canada at www.asiapacific.ca.

To arrange interviews or for more information, please contact:

Jillian Oliver 
Communications Manager
Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada
Office: 604-630-1536
Jillian.oliver@asiapacific.ca 

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