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***MEDIA ALERT*** Climate Integrity Summit 2024 – Parliament House

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MEDIA ALERT | TODAY, WEDNESDAY 20 MARCH

The Australia Institute’s Climate Integrity Summit 2024 will host leading experts in economics, ecology, policy and governance, along with key parliamentarians and journalists to discuss a credible and achievable climate policy that serves the Australian people and broader global community.

Event speakers and panellists are available for interview. See below for the list of speakers.

 

Event Details

Where: Parliament House Theatre, Australian Parliament House, Canberra

When: 9am – 5pm Wednesday 20 March 2024
Media Access: David Barnott-Clement – 0457 974 636 – david.barnott-clement@australiainstitute.org.au

Note: Media splits will be available during the event. Transcripts, audio and video will be available.

Speakers

Rt Hon Mr Enele S Sopoaga PC, Former Prime Minister of Tuvalu

His Excellency Mr Anote Tong, Former President of Kiribati

Hon Dr Andrew Leigh MP, Assistant Minister for Competition, Charities, Treasury and Employment

Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens Leader in the Senate and Senator for Queensland

Polly Hemming, Climate and Energy Director, The Australia Institute

Dr Aunty McRose Elu, Advocate for Torres Strait communities and climate change

Dr Yuki Tanabe, Program Director, Japan Centre for a Sustainable Environment and Society

Stephen Long, Senior Fellow and Contributing Editor, The Australia Institute

Polly Cutmore, Gamilaraay/Wirri/Anaiwan Elder and Traditional Owner

Mark Wootton, Farmer and Environmental Steward, Jigsaw Farms

Jennifer Balding, Senior Manager, Investigation and Enforcement, Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Bill Hare, CEO of Climate Analytics. Member of the UN High-Level Expert Group on the Net-Zero Emissions Commitments of Non-State Entities

Tina Stege, Climate Envoy for the Marshall Islands

Dr Richard Denniss, Executive Director, The Australia Institute

 

Panel Guests 

Shane Rattenbury MLA, ACT Minister for climate change

Dr Monique Ryan MP, Independent Member for Kooyong

Dr Sophie Scamps MP, Independent Member for Mackellar

Bernie Fraser, Former Governor, Reserve Bank of Australia

Dr Fergus Green, Lecturer in Political Theory & Public Policy, University College London

Regina Featherstone, Senior Lawyer, Human Rights Law Centre

Belinda Noble, Founder, CommsDeclare

 

Media contact: David Barnott-Clement 0457 974 636

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