Success at the Climate Change Update 2019 – Adelaide

In conjunction with the Australian Capital University (ANU), the Environment Institute hosted a very successful Climate Change Update 2019 Adelaide at the beginning of March. It attracted such a large audience, that it had to be moved into a different lecture theatre!

The evening included guest presenter Hon Mark Butler, MP, Shadow Minister for Climate Change & Energy to open the event. The following speakers were:

Did you miss the event? Then listen to the audio and watch the slides in the video below.

The program included:

Part 1 – State of the Climate

Chair – Sandy Carruthers, Department of Environment and Water

Welcome – Professor Bob Hill, Director, Environment Institute, University of Adelaide

  • Opening Address – Hon Mark Butler MP, Shadow Minister for Climate Change and Energy
  • Global Climate Overview 2018 – Prof Mark Howden, Director, ANU Climate Change Institute
  • Climate impacts: Water – Prof Seth Westra, University of Adelaide

Audience Q&A

Part 2 – Climate action: Economic Opportunities and Risks

Chair – Prof Mark Howden, ANU Climate Change Institute

  • Global economic gains from complying with Paris Climate Agreement – Prof Tom Kompas, ANU & University of Melbourne
  • Climate risk & opportunities: regulatory requirements around climate change – Ms Cathie Armour, Commissioner, Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC)
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