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Speaker: Melissa Gorrie

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Melissa Gorrie is an environmental lawyer with a national non-profit organization in Alberta, Canada. She represents organizations, individuals, and communities on issues related to climate change, clean air and water, and the protection of species at risk. She is also an active member of the environmental community in Alberta, including sitting on several boards. She is passionate about finding ways to address the excessively consumptive lifestyles of wealthy nations as a way to address climate change and achieve climate justice. Melissa is also currently completing her Masters of Law degree at the University of Calgary with a specialization in environmental issues.