Low-emissions technology and the innovation challenge

Low-emissions technology and the innovation challenge

NSW
Mar 23

For registration details please contact Karlena James on 02 9779 9746.

Speakers

Professor Ross Garnaut AO, Garnaut Climate Change Review
 

 Public event
 23/03/2011
 The Westin Sydney, No. 1 Martin Place, Sydney, NSW

 Climate policy
 Lunch (12.00pm to 2.00pm)

   

    

 
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EVENT OVERVIEW

In November 2010, Ross Garnaut was commissioned to provide an update to his 2008 Climate Change Review for the Australian Government and community. Professor Garnaut will release eight update papers ahead of delivering his final report to the Prime Minister by 31 May 2011.

CEDA welcomes Professor Garnaut to our podium in Sydney where he will launch Update Paper 7: Low-emissions technology and the innovation challenge.

The paper examines recent developments in low-emissions technologies in the energy generation and transport sectors, both in Australia and globally. It also assesses recent policy trends, and recommends settings which can provide the best conditions for innovation and lowering the cost of Australia's transition to a low-carbon economy.

MEET THE SPEAKER

Professor Ross Garnaut AO 
Garnaut Climate Change Review 

Ross Garnaut is one of Australia's most distinguished and well-known economists. He is an Officer of the Order of Australia for services to education and international relations. Based in the Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies at the Australian National University from 1972 to 2008, he was Professor of Economics from 1989 to 2008. Professor Garnaut is now Vice Chancellor's Fellow and Professorial Fellow in Economics at the University of Melbourne. Separately to the Climate Change Review Update, he is also an independent adviser to the Multi-Party Climate Change Committee.

From 1985-88, Professor Garnaut was the Australian Ambassador to China, and he served as principal Economic Adviser to Prime Minister R.J.L. Hawke from 1983-85. Professor Garnaut is the author of numerous books and reports, including The Great Crash of 2008 (2009, Melbourne University Publishing), and Australia and the Northeast Asian Ascendancy (1989).

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