This is the third of four roundtables bringing together diverse experts from New Zealand and overseas to shed new light on particularly thorny questions for New Zealand’s low-emission transition.
Enabling low-emission investment: ETS reform and other tools will begin with a keynote address by Geoffrey Heal, Columbia University. From there, participants will look at the following thorny questions:
Participation in this roundtable is by invitation only and will include experts and decision makers from government, business, research, and civil society organisations. For this roundtable, presentations by keynote speakers and Motu researchers may be made public. Discussions involving panellists and audience members will be held under the spirit of the Chatham House Rule, where participants are free to use the information received, but neither the identity nor the affiliation of the speaker(s) may be revealed. However, individuals may choose to disclose publicly their own participation in the roundtable and contribution to the discussions.
What: E-Mission Possible Roundtable: Enabling low-emission investment: ETS reform and other tools
When: 8:00am-12:45pm, 14 February 2018
Where: Lecture theatre RHLT3, Ground Floor, Rutherford House, Victoria University, Wellington
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8:30 – 8:45 Welcome by the project partners.
8:45 – 9:15 Keynote address: Geoffrey Heal, Columbia University on “Policy choices and GHG mitigation,” followed by a Q&A.
9:15 – 9:35 Motu presentation on reforming the NZ ETS (Catherine Leining and Suzi Kerr)
9:35 – 10:05 Panellists (Julian McCree, Stuart Frazer, Whaimutu Dewes, Gerri Ward, and Mark Orlowski) respond to questions:
10:05 – 10:30 Discussion with the audience and panelists
10:30 – 11:00 Morning tea
11:00 – 11:20 Motu presentation on “climate teams” (Suzi Kerr)
11:20 – 11:50 Panellists (Peter Cramton, Michael Barbara, Hayden Montgomery, and Lisa Daniell) respond to questions:
11:50 – 12:15 Discussion with the audience and panelists
12:15 – 12:45 Closing remarks: Key points and questions to carry forward to future roundtables
Aotearoa Foundation, Ministry for the Environment, Productivity Commission of New Zealand, British High Commission, The Treasury