NSW Climate Update 2021


NSW Climate Update 2021

As COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc and dominate news cycles, it’s crucial we take stock of the current state of climate change. What climate impacts have we witnessed in the past year and who has been most impacted? Are we on track to meet our climate targets? What can we do to respond more effectively?

Bringing together policymakers, industry, researchers and the wider community the NSW Climate Update 2021 will present a locally-focused snapshot of the latest climate research. Hear from climate experts and those working on the front-line of the transition to a low carbon economy, as they discuss newly released data on the climate throughout 2020, continuing climate impacts on Indigenous communities, and the energy transition in NSW.


00:00    Introduction – David Schlosberg
05:30    Global Climate Overview 2020 – Mark Howden
31:53   Energy transition in NSW – Minister Matt Kean
37:51       Community-based transition alliances – Georgina Woods
49:10       Impacts on indigenous communities – Jakelin Troy
1:05:00   Q&A – facilitated by David Schlosberg


Prof Mark Howden, ANU Climate Change Institute
Minister Matt Kean, NSW Minister for Energy and Environment
Georgina Woods, Hunter Jobs Alliance
Prof Jakelin Troy, Director of Indigenous Research
Prof David Schlosberg, Sydney Environment Institute

This event was held via Zoom on Monday 15 February, 2021.

The event was co-presented by the Australian National University Climate Change Institute. 

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