This was 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 began with a keynote address by Geoffrey Heal, Columbia University (video or slideshow). From there, participants looked at the following thorny questions:
Participation in this roundtable was by invitation only and included experts and decision makers from government, business, research, and civil society organisations. Discussions involving panellists and audience members were 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.
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
11:20 – 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