After many years of debate, climate policy has moved squarely into the implementation stage. The next six months will be critical in determining what policies will be will be put in place and how effective they will be in containing global warming.

Leading experts from the Melbourne Climate Policy Forum (MCPF) are presenting six briefing seminars on the key policy issues facing Australia:
1. Avoiding Dangerous Climate Change: The Dynamics of Global Action
29 October 2009, 5 – 7pm

2. Making Adjustment Payments to Electricity Generators Effective
5 November 2009, 5 – 7pm

3. Australia’s Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme: Can Carbon Markets Deliver?
12 November 2009, 5 – 7pm

4. Australia’s Approach to Renewable Electricity Generation
19 November 2009, 5 – 7pm

5. The Challenge of Adaptation: Victoria as a Case Study
26 November 2009, 5 – 7pm

6. The New Industrial Revolution: Implications for Australia and Victoria
3 December 2009, 5 – 7pm

Following each briefing, two distinguished discussants will comment on the policy issues and introduce general discussion.

The briefings will be held at the University’s City Flinders Campus.

Register now
Attendance is free. To register for the above sessions please email or phone 03 9919 1340.

The MCPF is a joint initiative of Victoria University, through the Centre for Strategic Economic Studies (CSES), and Carbon Market Economics Pty Ltd (CME).