Canadian PM announces new Ambassador for Climate Change
The Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, announced June 27 that Jennifer MacIntyre has been appointed Canada’s new Ambassador for Climate Change, effective immediately. MacIntyre will work with international stakeholders to advance Canada’s clean growth and climate change priorities on the world stage, including the successful implementation of the Paris Agreement
According to a statement, MacIntyre will provide advice to the Minister of the Environment, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Minister of International Development and the Minister of International Trade on mainstreaming climate change considerations in Canada’s international priorities, and reinforcing Canada’s work with other countries on innovative climate solutions.
Climate change is everyone’s challenge, and our children’s future depends on how quickly and seriously we tackle it. Canada’s new Ambassador for Climate Change, Jennifer MacIntyre, is an outstanding candidate who will be at the forefront of the Government’s efforts to protect our clean air and water, curb greenhouse gas emissions, and build a cleaner, more innovative economy, said the Rt. Hon. Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada.