The Reality of Climate Ambition: Capturing Australia’s 2030 emissions reduction opportunities

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Sydney Australia

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This SBA BUSINESS BRIEFING looks at the ‘what and how” - what will it take for all actors to collaborate to make the Paris Agreement a reality and do what’s needed to remain under the 2°C limit, and how will Australia play a substantive and purposive role.

5:00pm
WELCOME & OPENING

ROAD TO MOROCCO - A BONN BRIEFING
Andrea Bacher
, Policy Manager, Environment and Energy, International Chamber of Commerce, live from Paris, and the lead up to the Climate Conference to be held in Morocco later in the year (COP22), will talk about the outcomes from the forty-fourth sessions of the Subsidiary Body for Implementation (SBI 44) and Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA 44) as well as the first session of the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Paris Agreement (APA 1) that took place from 16 to 26 May 2016, in Bonn, Germany.

KEYNOTE

Dr Peter Holt, Associate, Energetics, one of the report’s three authors, will step through the report’s findings and discuss the implications for Australia’s current suite of government policies and the pathway for achieving our 2030 climate targets.

DISCUSSION

Peter will then join Megan Flynn, Group Manager - Environment and Carbon Strategy, Qantas, Monica Richter, Business Engagement Manager, WWF and other leaders in a panel session of business, finance, reporting and NGOs sector leaders to look at the implications, barriers and opportunities highlighted by the Energetics modelling


6:00pm
DRINKS & NETWORKING

7:00pm
CLOSE

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Supporting Organisations

ABB
Asia Plantation Capital
Diamond Energy
Basf
City Developments Ltd
DNV-GL
Geocycle
Sindicatum
Olam