24, 25 and 26 october, 2007
Palais des Congrés of Montréal - Canada
The “Climate 2050: Technology and policy solutions” conference, organised jointly by the Institut Veolia Environnement, the Pew Center on Global Climate Change and the National Round Table on the Economy and the Environment, was held in Montreal in October 2007 and brought together leading government, private sector and academic figures from 12 countries to explore new technology options and innovative national and international policies that could produce concrete results in combating the threat of global warming over the next 50 years.
The purpose of the conference was to provoke fundamental, multidisciplinary and cross-sector discussions aimed at increasing understanding of long-term strategies for dealing with climate change in order to meet the 2050
Participants from 12 countries
In order to generate an action-oriented and cross-sectoral discussion, Climate 2050 drawed representation from a balance of experts, practitioners and decision-makers from the private, public, academic and NGO sectors. The conference gathered high-level experts in climate change policy from across North America and around the world. The majority of participants that attended the conference came from North America, with strong representation from Europe and developing countries.