Deciphering the Paris Climate Talks: Where to next?

climate change forum

A panel of experts who attended the Paris Climate talks will discuss how events unfolded, the decisions made (or not made) and their implications for Australia and the world.    What are the prospects for keeping warming to 2°C?    Where are we headed now in terms of climate change?   How did hopes of a legally-binding agreement match the reality of what happened?  

Opening Address:   H.E Sem Fabrizi, Ambassador, Delegation of the European Union to Australia

The panel will consist of:

  • Adjunct Professor Howard Bamsey, formerly Australia’s Special Envoy on Climate Change
  • Doug McInnes, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
  • Luke Kemp, lecturer and finishing PhD student at ANU with a focus on climate negotiations
  • Associate Professor Frank Jotzo, Deputy Director, Crawford School, Director, Centre for Climate Economics & Policy
  • Alex Gosman, CEO, Australian Industry Greenhouse Network

Moderator:   Professor Mark Howden, Director, ANU Climate Change Institute

Summary Perspective:    Professor Brian Schmidt, Nobel prize winner and spokesperson for the Mainau Declaration on Climate Change

Closing Remarks:    H.E Sem Fabrizi, Ambassador, Delegation of the European Union to Australia

Registrations via are essential.  This event is free and open to the public.  

Date & time

6–7.30pm 16 December 2015


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