Public Seminar - From Paris to Canberra - Towards Sustainable Carbon Markets in Australia

Newcastle Public Seminar: From Paris to Canberra - Towards Sustainable Carbon Markets in Australia

Tuesday, 28 February 2017, 05:00 pm — Tuesday, 28 February 2017, 07:00 pm


Location Hunter Room, Newcastle City Town Hall
Contact http://unparisagreement.eventzilla.net
RSVP Monday, 27 February 2017

UN Paris Agreement

The Newcastle Law School is pleased to be hosting Associate Professor Sven Rudolph from the Graduate School of Economics, Kyoto University who is currently researching the Political Economy of a Sustainable Climate and Energy Policy Mix.

Associate Professor Rudolph is a member of the Working Group on Emissions Trading for Mitigating Climate Change of the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, and Nuclear Safety (BMU) and has extensive experience in Environmental Economics, Climate Policy and Political Economy.

The United Nations Paris Agreement on Climate Change was adopted by consensus in December 2015 as one of the frameworks forming the UN Development Agenda for 2030. It was described as a historic turning point in the goal of reducing global warming. This seminar provides an analysis of the Paris Agreement and its implementation and the challenges within the Australian political context with a focus on carbon markets.

All staff are invited to attend this public lecture presented by the Newcastle Law School in collaboration with CIFAL Newcastle and the Tom Farrell Institute, where Associate Professor Rudolph will be delivering on the political feasibility of market-based environmental policy in Australia after the UN Paris Agreement on Climate Change.

Please note that there is also a Sydney based public lecture on Monday 27th February 2017.