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United Nations Association of Australia Victorian Young Professionals

Global Climate Action - COP 24 and the year ahead

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United Nations Association of Australia Victorian Young Professionals

Global Climate Action - COP 24 and the year ahead

Date and Time

Wed 13th Feb, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Location

EY
PO Box 45

Event description

UNAA Victoria invites you to this important panel discussion as we move between the achievements of COP 24 to the UN Climate Summit in September.

“Katowice has shown once more the resilience of the Paris Agreement, our solid roadmap for climate action,” said UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.

The UN Climate summit will look at six areas - energy transition; climate finance and carbon pricing; industry transition; nature-based solutions; cities and local action and resilience.

What will be the impact on Australian Government policy? Will corporate players continue to sign up to new initiatives embracing renewable energy and investment?

Expert speakers - many of whom attended COP24 - will take part in this discussion, which will be moderated by Megan Brayne, Director, Comhar Group.

Panel members:

--Patrick Suckling, Ambassador for the Environment, Australian Government

--Kath Rowley, Executive Director, Climate Change Division, Victorian Government

--Kate Dooley, Researcher, Australian German Climate and Energy College, University of Melbourne

--Brett Bryan, Professor of Global Change, Environment and Society, Deakin University

--Brad Kerin, General Manager, Carbon Market Institute

Details:

4.30-6.30pm, Wednesday 13 February

EY Australia, 8 Exhibition St Melbourne

Free event but registrations necessary

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