Ross Garnaut climate change event in Adelaide

Professor Ross Garnaut AO.

Professor Ross Garnaut AO.
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Wednesday, 1 June 2011

Following the launch of the final report of the Garnaut Climate Change Review, Professor Ross Garnaut AO will tonight discuss the key findings of his update in an event hosted by the University of Adelaide's Environment Institute.

Professor Garnaut was commissioned to provide an update to the 2008 Climate Change Review for the Australian Government and community. Since then, the Garnaut Climate Change Review-Update 2011 has released a series of papers addressing developments across a range of areas, including climate change science and impacts, international mitigation progress, carbon pricing, land, innovation, and the electricity sector.

Professor Garnaut delivered his final report yesterday (Tuesday 31 May). His visit to Adelaide will see him discuss the key findings of his update and present his recommendations for action on climate change in the national interest.

Ross Garnaut is one of Australia's most distinguished and well-known economists. He has held senior roles in universities, business, government and other Australian and international institutions.

He is Vice-Chancellor's Fellow and Professorial Fellow in Economics at the University of Melbourne and Distinguished Professor of Economics at the Australian National University. He received an Officer of the Order of Australia for services to education and international relations.

WHAT: Responding to climate change in our national interest by Professor Ross Garnaut AO
Public event hosted by the University of Adelaide's Environment Institute

WHERE: Adelaide Convention Centre, North Terrace, Adelaide

WHEN: 6.00pm-7.15pm tonight - Wednesday 1 June 2011

COST: FREE - but bookings are essential

Bookings must be made at:


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