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ATA Canberra branch - Making the ACT sustainable and carbon neutral
June 28, 2017 at 7:30 pm

When: Wednesday, 28 June 2017, 7:30 pm

Where: Ian Ross building #31, Australian National University, Corner of North Road and Geology Close, Acton ACT 2601. Click here for a campus map (Building #31 at G4 on North Rd) and here for a Google map.

Speaker: Stephen Bygrave

Subject: Making the ACT sustainable and carbon neutral.
The ACT is a world leader in addressing the impacts of climate change. We have ambitious greenhouse gas reduction targets designed to keep us on track—moving forward—to make Canberra a sustainable and carbon neutral city. Dr Stephen Bygrave will join us to discuss how the ACT achieved its current position with legislated greenhouse gas reduction targets, energy efficiency and large scale renewable energy projects, and what the ACT has planned in climate change mitigation and adaptation to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050 at the latest.
Stephen Bygrave is Executive Director, Climate Change and Sustainability in the Australian Capital Territory Environment and Planning Directorate, with responsibility for the ACT’s 100% renewable energy target, net zero emissions by 2050 target, Energy Efficiency Improvement Scheme, energy and waste policy, climate adaptation, Carbon Neutral Government as well as the ActSmart households, business and schools programs.
Stephen has worked on climate change and renewable energy for over 2 decades in government, academia and the not for profit sector, including 2 years as a climate analyst with the OECD in Paris.
He has worked on some of Australia’s leading climate policies including the Renewable Energy Target and the Carbon Pricing Mechanism. He holds a Bachelor of Science with honours, Bachelor of Economics and PhD from the Australian National University. His PhD focused on community renewable energy projects in the Pacific Islands.
We hope to see you at the meeting,


Andrew Perry

Secretary, ATA Canberra Branch

ATA Canberra branch webpage

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