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COP26: Where to from here?

CEDA’s CEO Melinda Cilento reflects on the outcomes of COP26 and whether they go far enough to limit the impending impacts of climate change. She speaks to IBM Consulting’s Global Director of Sustainability, Murray Simpson, who was in Glasgow to witness the negotiations, as well as Erin Coldham, Chief Development Officer of Star of the South, Australia’s first offshore wind project. Christian Gergis, Head of Policy at the Australian Institute of Company Directors, also weighs in on corporate responsibilities when it comes to climate.

What does COP26 mean for Australia?

The Federal government has secured a commitment to achieve net zero emissions by 2050 just in time for COP26, the United Nations climate change conference, in Glasgow next week.

But will it be enough when other nations are already looking to 2030 commitments?

To discuss what COP26 means for Australia, CEDA CEO Melinda Cilento is joined by ANU Crawford School Professor and Director of the Centre for Climate and Energy Policy, Professor Frank Jotzo, and Arup Australasia Co-Chair, Kerryn Coker.

Cryptocurrency Explained

Chief Economist Jarrod Ball explores what are the different types of digital assets, why digital platforms are increasingly embedding financial services and how the sector needs greater regulation.

He speaks to Citi’s Tony McLaughlin and Senator Andrew Bragg to make sense of this trend.

Labour markets in lockdown w/ Professor Jeff Borland

On Thursday, the ABS released its labour force statistics for August 2021. They show that while unemployment decreased by 0.1 per cent, the participation rate also decreased significantly. To help make sense of these figures, CEDA Chief Economist Jarrod Ball spoke with University of Melbourne Truby Williams Professor of Economics Jeff Borland.


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