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Patrick DeRochie

Climate & Energy Program Manager at Environmental Defence

Patrick is the Climate & Energy Program Manager for Environmental Defence and works on tar sands pipeline campaigns, environmental assessment and energy regulatory reform, federal climate policy, and the changing economics of the tar sands. In his previous role at Environmental Defence, Patrick helped build public support for Ontario’s cap-and-trade program and climate change action plan. He was born in the Niagara Region and grew up enjoying its many parks, beaches and conservation areas. Patrick lives in Toronto and enjoys cycling, hockey, and camping.