"International policy-makers have been reluctant to consider approaches to reduce impacts of global warming above 1.5 or 2°C, because their focus has understandably been on avoiding that scenario. But insufficient action means these goals are slipping away. We need to consider how to reduce risks in the likely event of a temperature overshoot."
Canada's 19th Prime Minister, Founding Member of Club de Madrid
After holding elected office at all three levels of Canadian government, Kim CAMPBELL served as Canada’s nineteenth and first female Prime Minister in 1993. She was also the first woman to hold the Justice and Defence portfolios. She is a founding member of the Club de Madrid and of the Council of Women World Leaders (Chair Emerita). She was global President of the International Women’s Forum. Trained as a Political Scientist (Soviet Specialist) and a lawyer, in 2014 Kim Campbell created the groundbreaking Peter Lougheed Leadership College at the University of Alberta, serving as its Founding Principal until 2018. In 2021, Ms. Campbell joined the board of the Glen Gould Foundation and the advisory board of The Vancouver Anti-Corruption Institute, a project of The International Centre for Criminal Law Reform and Criminal Justice Policy (ICCLR). Kim Campbell resides in Florence, Italy with her husband, Hershey Felder.