A new economic summit is taking place in California this week and will see the governors of seven states and the United States and Canada discuss the economic effects of climate change, energy, and the global economy.
This summit is a major event for the US, with the governors’ meeting set to focus on climate change and the economy, and on energy, with Canada hosting a similar summit in February.
Here’s a look at the most important economic issues to look out for during the summit.1.
COASTal economic Summit: COASTalingo.ca’s Rachel Wahl reports on the governors economic summit taking place on March 17 in Los Angeles.2.
U.S. President Donald Trump: President Donald J. Trump and U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May meet on March 20 at the White House in Washington, DC.3.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau: Prime Minister Trudeau and U of T president David McDonough meet at the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, on March 22.4.
China: President Xi Jinping and Canadian Prime Minster Justin Trudeau speak during a meeting on climate at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, on February 10.5.
EU: European Council President Donald Tusk meets with the leaders of Germany, France, Italy, Spain and Portugal at the European Council in Brussels, Belgium, on January 23.6.
U of C. Faculty of Medicine: U of Cincinnati Chancellor Carol Christ announced that she will retire in 2019 after more than 30 years of service.7.
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott meets with China’s President Xi Jingping in Beijing on March 11.8.
U S. Secretary of State John Kerry meets with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing.9.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow, Russia, on December 3.10.
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson visits the British embassy in Moscow on February 23.11.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe meets with Australian Prime Ministrty Tony Abbott in Canberra, Australia, on May 19.12.
Saudi Arabian President Adel al-Jubeir speaks at the United Nations General Assembly on September 22 in New York City.13.
Australian Premier Mark McGowan visits the United Arab Emirates on February 20.14.
Australian Treasurer Scott Morrison visits China on February 27.15.
Secretary General Antonio Guterres attends the United Nation General Assembly in New Orleans on October 3.16.
Chinese Premier Wang Yi visits the UN General Assembly for the first time on September 24.17.
U,T President David McDevitt and Chinese Premier Zhao Jianhua meet in New Delhi, India, on November 6.18.
UK Prime Minister David Cameron meets with President Xi and Premier Li at the Chinese Premier League match between China and Australia in Shanghai, China on March 6.19.
Australian Defence Minister David Johnston meets with UK Prime Ministers David Cameron and Phillip Hammond at the UN Headquarters in New New York on March 14.20.
U.,T Vice President for Policy Matthew Hancock speaks at a press conference in Brisbane, Australia on January 25.21.
British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn addresses the UNGA in New Zealand.22.
British PM Boris Johnson speaks at his first press conference since being named Prime Minister in Brussels on January 26.23.
British MP for Eastleigh, Mark Garnier, speaks at an election campaign event in Cardiff, Wales on January 29.24.
U C. President Greg Clark speaks at UNGA at the end of the year.25.
U GK Vice President of Policy Matthew Dewsbury speaks at U of Toronto’s annual General Assembly meeting on February 6.26.
U U.N. climate chief Christiana Figueres speaks at COP21 in Paris, France.27.
The U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) meets with Canadian Environment Minister Peter Kent and Environmental Defence Canada’s chief, Catherine Coulson at the EPA’s headquarters in Washington DC on January 24.28.
U Canada’s Vice-Chancellor for Science and Technology David Zwally and Canadian Environment and Climate Change Minister Rob Ford arrive at the U. Canada Institute of Technology’s headquarters on January 30.29.
U and Australian Prime Ministers Turnbull and Abbott arrive at their respective cities to meet in Sydney on February 2.30.
Chinese President Xi Xi speaks at China’s Great Hall Of The People in Xi’an, China.31.
Canadian PM Justin Trudeau and British Prime minister David Cameron speak during their meeting in Beijing at the start of the G-20 summit on February 9.32.
Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull speaks at G-2020 Summit on February 14.33.
U South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill speaks at Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Canberra on February 15.34.
Australian Deputy Prime Minister, and National Party leader Nick Xenophon speaks at press conference at Parliament House in Canberra