David Chernushenko is a writer, educator, speaker, film producer and explorer of ‘living lightly’ in our personal and professional lives.
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.
He has written three books on sustainable management practices, and produced three films: Be the Change; Powerful: Energy for Everyone; and Bike City, Great City.
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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.