Transitioning to a Prosperous, Resilient & Carbon-Free Economy Book Launch

15 Dec 2021

ANU Meet the Author Series

How can we make better decisions to address the issues around human caused climate change?

This event will discuss a new book Transitioning to a Prosperous, Resilient and Carbon-Free Economy: A Guide for Decision-Makers.

The book will be introduced by former Australian Prime Minister, the Hon Malcolm Turnbull, who wrote the foreword for the book, and Vice-Chancellor of The Australian National University, Prof Brian Schmidt.

The book’s editors will then discuss its key themes and the implications for those working towards a carbon-free economy.

This event can be attended either in person or online. If you register to attend in person and your plans change, please cancel your ticket to allow others to attend.


Welcome – Prof Brian Schmidt, ANU Vice -Chancellor

Opening Address – The Hon Malcolm Turnbull, former Australian Prime Minister

Panel discussion with Editors and Authors moderated by Dr Cathy Foley, Australia’s Chief Scientist:

Prof Ken Baldwin, Director, ANU Grand Challenge, Zero-Carbon Energy for the Asia-Pacific
Prof Mark Howden, Director, ANU Institute for Climate, Energy & Disaster Solutions
Dr Michael H Smith, Honorary Lecturer, ANU
Prof Karen Hussey, Honorary Professor, University of Queensland
Peter J Dawson, P. J. Dawson & Associates
Dr Fiona Beck, ANU Grand Challenge, Zero-Carbon Energy for the Asia-Pacific
Followed by audience Q&A

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