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An industry and climate in transition, CEDA discusses climate, energy and resources through events across Australia.

The Australian energy and resources industry is in a period of transition.

CEDA drives conversation on this industry which has shaped the Australian economy, examining supply and demand, policy and market developments as well as the impact of new technology and future opportunities for investment.

CEDA CEO, Melinda Cilento shared CEDA’s focus for climate change in a blog piece where she reflects on recent climate events, with a longer-term eye to the impacts of climate change and the actions and responses we prioritise as a nation.  Read more about that here.

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  • Why hydrogen? | The Federal Government announced a significant funding increase for hydrogen power generation earlier this month. ACIL Allen Director Science and Technology and Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering Energy Forum Chair, Dr John Söderbaum FTSE, considers the reasons for this investment, the role hydrogen could play in the post-coronavirus recovery, and the factors that continue to hold back the development of a green hydrogen industry.
  • Integrating energy and climate change policy | Griffith University Associate Professor, Tim Nelson; Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) Senior Economist, Dr Alan Rai; and AEMC Econmist Ryan Esplin; argue that policy tweaks can make renewable energy production subsidies a useful tool in Australia's aims to lower emissions. 
  • COVID-19 and the environmental services sector | Arcadis Business Leader - Environment, Brad Searle, surveys the risks and opportunities that the COVID-19 crisis presents for the environmental services sector. 
  • CEDA 2020 Climate Change Agenda/Focus | CEDA CEO Melinda Cilento starts off 2020 by starting some important conversations and sharing CEDA's 2020 agenda and focus for climate change.
  • Integrating energy and climate change policy | When it comes to transitioning to renewables, political feasibility has shifted attention from carbon pricing to renewable energy production subsidies. However, renewable subsidies suffer from well-known issues that can limit their effectiveness. Griffith University Associate Professor, Tim Nelson; Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) Senior Economist, Dr Alan Rai; and AEMC Economist Ryan Esplin; argue that policy tweaks can make renewable energy production subsidies a useful tool in Australia's aims to lower emissions. 
  • How the resources sector is managing the COVID-19 crisis | Leaders in the Australian resources sector convened for a CEDA livestream panel discussion about the impacts that COVID-19 was having on the sector and their plans for navigating the crisis.
  • Climate change is one of the biggest challenges of our modern time: Prime Minister of the Netherlands | Speaking in Melbourne as part of the Prime Minister’s Australia and New Zealand tour, Prime Minister Rutte discussed finding solutions to the climate challenge.
  • The changing nature of electricity generation investment | Australia’s electricity markets are in transition. What are the trends and implications for new investment types that may be required in the future? Oliver Nunn, Ryan Esplin, Alan Rai and Tim Nelson explore
  • Unlocking the hydrogen future | Chief Scientist of Australia, Dr Alan Finkel AO, discusses the potential of hydrogen as a sustainable fuel source and the role Australia could have in the global hydrogen industry of the future
  • Rapid change and opportunities in the future National Energy Market | The Australian energy market is undergoing a period of unprecedented change, a CEDA audience has heard at an energy review event in Sydney.