As part of the AAG-Node Montreal, the Canada Research Chair in Urban Climate Action is co-organizing with the Canada Research Chair in Housing, Community and Health a day of conferences entitled Climate, Care and the Housing Crisis.
Thursday, March 23rd 2023
Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS)
Centre Urbanisation Culture Société
385 Sherbrooke est, corner of St-Denis, Sherbrooke metro, rooms 1106 and 2109
This meeting in Montreal is part of a larger AAG program that aims to reduce the environmental impact of this major geographers’ conference by providing local opportunities for participation. Two other conference days are taking place in Montreal, at the University of Montreal and at Concordia University: program available here.
March 23rd program at INRS:
9:30 – 10:15 (EST) Coffee and welcome
10:30 – 11:50 (EST) Climate, Care and the Housing Crisis 1
Sessions Organizer(s): Sophie L. Van Neste, Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS), Anne-Marie D’Amours, Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS), Mylene Riva, McGill University
Mylene Riva, McGill University, Exploring the Spatial Distribution of Energy Poverty in Canada
Fabien Meslet, Arènes UMR, Education to energy saving to reduce fuel poverty in a French city (Nantes): types of instruments, modes of reception by target public and progressive bypassing by implementers in favor of a logic of social emancipation
Laurianne Debanne, McGill University, To heat or not to heat: Findings from a community-based study on energy poverty in the Town of Bridgewater, Nova Scotia
Renaud Hourcade, CNRS, How may citizen organizations help poor consumers deal with high energy bills? Analysis of two grassroots initiatives against fuel poverty in London and Barcelona
12:30 – 13:40 (EST) Climate, Care and the Housing Crisis 2
Xavier Leloup, Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS), The “fight” against insalubrity in Montréal: how actors are assembling a moral urban policy through technical rapport?
Myriam Proulx, Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS), Energy empowerment for whom? Structural inequality in access to community geothermal energy for social and cooperative housing
Julien Simard, Université de Montréal (UdeM), Direct displacement of ageing homeowners and tenants in Quebec due to climate change : a prospective approach
Montserrat Emperador Badimon, Lyon 2, « Neither thirst, nor cold, nor darkness ». Mobilizing against energetic poverty amidst the housing crisis in Catalonia
14:50 – 16:10 (EST) Climate, Care and the Housing Crisis 3
Alexandra Lesnikowski, Concordia University, A national study of housing security and flood risk exposure in Canada
Zach Carriere, Concordia University, Determining flood risk exposure for social housing in Canada
Anne-Marie D’Amours, Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS), Climate change, austerity policies and community engagement caring for the most vulnerable in a warming city
Sophie Kingunza Makasi, McGill University, Energy poverty: understanding its impact on hospitalization among Canadian adults aged 40 and older