As part of the Distinguished Lecturer Series of the Centre for Global Change Science at the University of Toronto, Prof. Edgar Hertwich will be giving a seminar on the topic "Does recycling help the climate?"

Edgar Herwich, one of the world's leading industrial ecologists, is professor of industrial sustainability at the School of Forestry & Environmental Studies of Yale University. He is a member of the UN Environment Programme’s International Resource Panel, where he leads the Working Group on the Environmental Impacts of Products and Materials. He was lead author of the energy systems chapter in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) 5th assessment report.