A Stocktake on the Emissions Reduction Fund

Verschuuren, J. (Speaker)

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentationScientific

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A Stock take on the Emissions Reduction Fund

The Climate Change Authority has recently released a report, Towards a climate policy toolkit: Special Review of Australia's climate goals and policies. In the context of this report, the Australian Centre for Climate and Environmental Law (ACCEL) invites you to attend a seminar entitled 'A Stocktake on the Emissions Reduction Fund' to hear a range of views on the report. Three experts will present: Professor Jonathan Verschuuren, Tilburg Law School, The Netherlands. Professor Verschuuren has been a visiting Professor at Sydney Law School during 2016 as a recipient of a prestigious European Union Marie Curie Fellowship. His research project is entitled "Towards a Regulatory Framework for Climate Smart Agriculture" and has included an empirical study of the Carbon Farming Initiative. Olivia Kember, The Climate Institute. Olivia is Head of Policy at The Climate Institute. She has worked in the US, UK, Australia and New Zealand across the fields of journalism, diplomacy and resources. Olivia has provided policy analysis and advice for the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade and the NSW Minerals Council. She was the recipient of a Fulbright award to study in the United States and holds an MA in Security Studies from the University of Georgetown. She has led multi-stakeholder research and advocacy projects on climate mitigation and adaptation, provided policy advice and analysis to state and federal governments, and represented The Climate Institute in energy sector forums including CSIRO's Future Grid Forum and the CO2CRC Australian Power Generation Technology Assessment Reference Group. Freddy Sharpe, CEO Climate Friendly.
Period12 Oct 2016
Held atA Stocktake on the Emissions Reduction Fund
Event typeSeminar
LocationSydney, Australia

Keywords

  • climate smart agriculture
  • climate law