He was twice elected to Ottawa city council (2010-18), where he chaired the Environment and Climate Protection Committee and played a major role in promoting a renewable energy transition, active transportation, complete streets, public health and supportive housing.
He served as a member of Canada’s National Round table on the Environment and the Economy, the International Olympic Committee’s Sport and Environment Commission and as deputy leader of the Green Party of Canada.
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Climate Change and Renewable Energy Workshop
David presented at the Policy Workshop: “Climate Change and Renewable Energy Workshop,” held at Carleton University in Ottawa on October 1 – 2, 2015. David was serving as Chair of the Environment and Climate Protection Committee at the City of Ottawa.