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A panel of experts who attended the Paris Climate talks will discuss how events unfolded, the decisions made (or not made) and their implications for Australia and the world:
- What are the prospects for keeping warming to 2°C?
- Where are we headed now in terms of climate change?
- How did hopes of a legally-binding agreement match the reality of what happened?
- What needs to happen next to maintain (or regain) the momentum?
- What options are open for Australia and Australians?
His Excellency Mr Sem Fabrizi, Ambassador, Delegation of the European Union to Australia will deliver the opening address.
The panel speakers include:
- Associate Professor Frank Jotzo, Deputy Director, Crawford School, Director, Centre for Climate Economics & Policy
- Adjunct Professor Howard Bamsey, formerly Australia’s Special Envoy on Climate Change
- Luke Kemp, lecturer and finishing PhD student at ANU with a focus on climate negotiations
- Doug McInnes, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
- Alex Gosman, CEO, Australian Industry Greenhouse Network
Each member of the panel will speak for 5 minutes. This will be followed by a question and answer session moderated by Professor Mark Howden, Director of the ANU Climate Change Institute.
Professor Brian Schmidt, Leader of the Mainau Declaration on Climate Change, will deliver the closing address.
Formal proceedings will finish at 7.30pm and all participants are invited to discuss the talks over drinks and finger food.
This event is presented by the ANU Climate Change Institute and the European Union Delegation to Australia.
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