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TEDxOttawa: We CAN Change Climate Change Virtual Series

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Climate Change: We CAN change climate change. A 4 Part Series. Hear from live speakers, and participate in breakdout sessions.

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Count Us In is a series which includes attending all 4 virtual events with local speakers and breakout sessions that ALL related to the world climate crisis.

During these events, we will explore how we CAN change climate change .

The first virtual event, Communities CAN change Climate Change will be January 21 (6-9pm).

The 2nd virtual event: Businesses CAN change Climate Change

The 3rd virtual event discusses how Governments CAN change Climate Change.

Followed by a What's Next event (possibly hybrid) in June 2021

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January 21st Community theme Speakers:

Rebecca Aird, Director, Community Engagement, Ottawa Community Foundation. What if the tragedy is not that we are so far from a desirable future, but that we are so close?

Faris Ahmed, Independent researcher and consultant in sustainable food systems, biodiversity and climate change.Biting Back Climate Change: Can we eat our way out of climate change? Or do we need to bite back the system that created it?

Erin Kennedy, CEO and Technical Founder, Robot Missions. Building a better future with environmental robotics.

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What if the tragedy is not that we are so far from a desirable future, but that we are so close?

Ticket sale revenue will be used for the climate action plans in our community, decided from our 4 part series breakout sessions.

#CountUsIn

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Tickets are non-refundable

Photographs/screenshots will be taken and used by and for TEDxOttawa.

Special Thanks to our amazing SPONSORS

Our Emcee is no other than...

Omar Dabaghi-Pacheco

Omar is a CBC news anchor, producer, and video journalist. He's a one-man production team, recording, writing and editing reports from the field. A veteran storyteller with a passion for chasing the people behind the stories, his pursuit of documentary storytelling has taken him across Canada and to remote areas in Africa. You can watch Omar weeknights on television hosting CBC Ottawa's nightly newscast. In his off time, you'll find him pursuing his other passion - paragliding. You can often find Omar hiking and flying off mountain peaks around the globe.

Twitter: @OmarCBC Instagram: dabaghipacheco

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