Scotian Carbon participates in Trade Mission to Climate Conference

Friday, November 26, 2010

 From the Official Government of Nova Scotia of News Release November 26, 2010

Nova Scotia companies with expertise in clean technology and climate change will be in the spotlight at an international conference in Mexico next week.

Seven local businesses will participate in the United Nations Annual Conference of the Parties on Climate Change Negotiations in Cancun. The event provides opportunities for companies to meet with potential clients, partners and investors.

"Nova Scotia is a leader in innovative clean technologies," said Environment Minister Sterling Belliveau. "This is a chance for local companies to reach an international client base, and demonstrate our impressive abilities."

Funding is being provided by the departments of Environment and Economic and Rural Development, Nova Scotia Business Inc., and the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency.

Nova Scotia's participation in last year's conference in Copenhagen brought significant project, investment and strategic partnership opportunities.

The Department of Environment will be provide regular updates from the conference, beginning Nov. 29, on its website and through the department Twitter account @ns_environment.