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Dr. Rebecca Turpin

Director, Climate Change Secretariat, Government of Yukon

Dr. Turpin and her team are at the forefront of the Yukon’s firm stance to mitigate climate change. She leads all climate change-related policy – including the Yukon’s newly enhanced climate, energy and green economy strategy, Our Clean Future. This policy gained support from the territory’s government in the fall of 2020 and lays out a bold plan for the Yukon including targets to reduce GHG emissions from transportation, heating, and electricity by 45% by 2030, while ensuring 97% of electricity on their main power grid comes from renewables. She is also targeting EV adoption – with the goal of a 100% ZEV government fleet in the coming years and targets to to have 4,800 ZEVs on the road by 2030.