13 Nov 2019 06:00pm to 07:30pm

Superpower: Australia’s Low-Carbon Opportunity (Book Launch)

Seminar
Event Location
University of Melbourne, Kathleen Fitzpatrick Theatre
Arts West
Parkville VIC 3010
Australia
Speakers
Audrey Zibelman
Australian Energy Market Operator
Audrey oversees all of AEMO’s strategic, operations and administrative functions and responsibilities. Audrey has more than 30 years’ international experience in the public, private, and not-for profit energy sectors. Prior to joining AEMO in March 2017, her roles included Chair of the New York State...
Rod Sims
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
Rod Sims was appointed Chair of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission in August 2011 for a five-year term, reappointed for a further three years in August 2016, and now a further three years until July 22. Rod has extensive business and public sector experience...
The University of Melbourne
Ross Garnaut is an economist whose career has been built around the analysis of and practice of policy connected to development, economic policy and international relations in Australia, Asia and...

The fog of Australian politics on climate change has obscured a fateful reality: Australia has the potential to be an economic superpower of the future post-carbon world - Ross Garnaut

In his new book Superpower, Ross Garnaut argues that with Australia’s unparalleled renewable energy resources and excellent scientific skills, we could be the natural home for an increasing proportion of global industry.

Please join Ross Garnaut at The University of Melbourne, along with energy market experts Audrey Zibelman (CEO Australian Energy Market Operator) and Rod Sims (Chair of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission) to discuss the road map for Australia’s energy and climate transition as outlined in Superpower. Covering energy, transport, agriculture, the international trends and more.

Hosted by The Faculty of Business & Economics, The Melbourne Energy Institute, The Energy Transition Hub & Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute

 

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