ANU Climate Update 2019

PRESENTATIONS ARE AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD BELOW.  PODCASTS CAN BE DOWNLOADED AT https://m.soundcloud.com/experience_anu/sets/anu-climate-update-2019

THE EVALUATION REPORT FROM ATTENDEES' FEEDBACK ON THE EVENT IS VIEWABLE HERE (PDF 1.1MB)

ANU Climate Update 2019 will present an overview of how our climate is changing and how we are responding to these changes in Australia and around the world. You'll hear from experts, practitioners, regulators and leading commentators from across ANU and throughout Australia.

Part 1 will summarise the latest climate research, including a snapshot of newly released data on how our climate changed in 2018, and a focus on fire and coral reefs.

Part 2 will discuss the economic benefits of acting to address climate change.

Download a one page flyer of Key Global and Australian Climate Facts here (PDF - 836KB)

REGISTRATIONS VIA EVENTBRITE ARE ESSENTIAL. 


Program Presentation Slides
2.15-2.45pm - Registrations and tea and coffee  
2.45pm - 4.30pm - Part 1 - State of the Climate  
Welcome by Chair, Prof Kate Auty, ACT Commissioner for Sustainabilty and the Environment  
Opening Address - Hon Dr Andrew Leigh MP, Shadow Assistant Treasurer - Read speech  
Global Climate Overview 2018 – Prof Mark Howden, Director, ANU Climate Change Institute Download (PDF, 3.13MB)
Climate impacts: Fires –  Dr Hamish Clark, University of Wollongong Download (PDF, 1.9MB)
Climate impacts: Coral Reefs – Assoc Prof Nerilie Abram, Research School of Earth Sciences, ANU Download (PDF, 4.67MB)
Audience Q&A  
4.35 – 5.15pm – Afternoon tea  
5.15 - 6.45pm – Part 2 - Climate Action:  Economic opportunities and risks  
Opening comments by Chair - Prof Helen Sullivan, Director, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU  
Global economic gains from complying with Paris Climate Agreement -  Prof Tom Kompas, ANU & University of Melbourne  Download (PDF, 305KB)
Climate risk & opportunities: regulatory requirements around climate change – Commissioner Sean Hughes, Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC)  
How carbon farming can benefit indigenous communities - Rowan Foley, Aboriginal Carbon Fund Download (PDF, 1000KB)
Concluding thoughts by Chair  
6.45 – 7.30pm – Drinks  

Date & time

2.15–6.45pm 7 February 2019

Location

HC Coombs Lecture Theatre (#8A) Australian National University, Fellows Road, Acton, ACT, 2601

Contacts

 Juliet Meyer

Updated:  17 June 2019/Responsible Officer:  Director/Page Contact:  Web Admin