Updates on the upcoming webinar #7 by Joshua Floyd on 3rd March and reflecting on webinar #6 by Dr Geoff Bertram.
Webinar #6 by Dr Geoff Bertram
“Our Electricity System, the Emissions Trading Scheme and the Climate Change Commission Proposals” (completed 17 Feb).
NOTE: This excellent presentation was unfortunately not properly recorded. However, much of the material is available from other sources which are provided below:
- Click here to download the Kapiti Webinar PPT (These are the slides Geoff presented in the Webinar.)
- Click here to download the 'Improving Buildings, Cutting Carbon' PPT (Geoff only touched briefly on this topic in the Webinar; more information is provided in these slides.)
- You can find a video here of Geoff presenting the electricity-market material last October to Engineers for Social Responsibility, and the slides from that talk can be found here.
Also, an OCD member will be conducting a radio interview with Geoff soon on the Climate Change Commission, which we will make available on our website – stay tuned.
Thanks to the many OCD members who offered suggestions about how to retrieve Geoff’s presentation, and provided notes.
Upcoming Webinar #7
"Tradable Energy Quotas: A Plan to Simplify the Economy"
Date: March 3, 2021
Time: 7.30 to 9 PM
Zoom meeting link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85098393869?pwd=ajBJWFp2azhZRmdUc0RGNmNwWGpIQT09
Meeting ID: 850 9839 3869
Joshua Floyd is a researcher in energy and societal futures associated with the Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute at the University of Melbourne.
Joins us for a discussion of what Tradable Energy Quotas are, how they can help move us to a more sustainable economy, and possibly even contribute to mitigating Greenhouse Gas emissions in NZ.
Josh’s presentation will be based on his article (co-authored with Samuel Alexander) "The Political Economy of Deep Decarbonization: Tradable Energy Quotas for Energy Descent Futures"