Crawford School Dialogue - Australia's carbon price: good policy or not?

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Event details

Conference

Date & time

Monday 05 September 2011
8.30am–5.30pm

Venue

Molonglo Theatre, J G Crawford Building 132, Lennox Crossing, ANU

Speaker

The Hon Mark Dreyfus QC, MP, Senator Simon Birmingham and more

Contacts

Yanhong Ouyang
(02) 6125 4387
Australia’s Parliament is on the verge of legislating a climate policy package that puts a price on carbon emissions. Will the scheme put Australia on track for a low-emissions future? How will it affect industries, jobs, and household budgets? Is it sensible policy in the international context, and how are the politics of climate change playing out? A number of Australia’s leading climate change economists, policy analysts and practitioners will put their perspectives and engage in debate.

This Crawford School Dialogue will be among the key events on climate policy in Australia this year.

Speakers include:

The Hon Mark Dreyfus QC, MP, Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency
Senator Simon Birmingham, Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for the Environment
Ms Michelle Grattan, The Age
Mr Paul Kelly, The Australian
Professor Warwick McKibbin, ANU
Dr Frank Jotzo, Crawford School, ANU
Mr David Pearce, Centre for International Economics
Professor Howard Bamsey, USSC and ANU
Professor John Freebairn, University of Melbourne
Dr Richard Denniss, The Australia Institute
Professor Henry Ergas, University of Wollongong
Dr Steve Hatfield-Dodds, CSIRO
Professor Paul Frijters, University of Queensland
Mr Simon Schrapel, ACOSS
Professor Trevor Breusch, Crawford School, ANU
Professor Bruce Chapman, Crawford School, ANU

This Crawford School Dialogue is supported by the Centre for Climate Economics and Policy.

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