First Met Men's Group via Zoom

Tuesday March 9th at 1 PM until 2 PM

First Metropolitan United Church

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The First Met Men's Group meets via Zoom on the second Tuesday of the month.
This month's presenter is Patrick Duke on the topic of 'Climate Change in Canada.' Patrick is currently enrolled in a doctoral programme at the University of Victoria. His First Nations background may well provide a unique perspective on issues of sustainability in his own community as well as throughout Canada.
Please email Earl by Sunday, Feb. 7, if you are able to join this meeting. The Zoom login information will be forwarded to you by Monday, Feb. 8.
Patrick Duke's bio:
Patrick is from the traditional territory of the Tsuu t'ina, Siksika (Blackfoot), and Stoney (Nakoda) First Nations in Calgary, AB. He is interested in how the ocean mitigates climate change and will be impacted by human emissions. Patrick is currently a PhD student at the University of Victoria working on estimating the NE Pacific Ocean air-sea carbon flux. Patrick completed his BSc (Hon), and MSc at the University of Calgary where he looked at the marine carbon system in the Canadian Arctic. Patrick is also a sustainability leader in his community, focused on training citizens to combat climate change through art, policy, and innovation.
Relevant articles:
Explore Climate Impacts for Victoria
Check in on Canada's climate policy and our international emissions commitment
A progressive vision for Canada's energy sector


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