May 01, 2018
7:15pm - 9:15pm
· 0413 877 228
Glen Iris Uniting Church Hall
200 Glen Iris Rd
Glen Iris, VIC 3146
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Expert Panel on Affordable Energy and a Safe Climate
CHEAPER ELECTRICITY AND CLEAN ENERGY
Community Forum and Q&A, chaired by Tristan Edis
Effective pathways to achieve affordable energy and a safe climate
Expert knowledge and objective comment on the current policies of the Labor, Liberal and Green parties.
Tristan Edis: Green Energy Markets
Tristan is the Director Analysis and Advisory at Green Energy Markets, where he is involved in the clean energy sector and related government climate change and energy policy issues. Tristan’s background includes Clean Energy Council, Climate Spectator, Grattan Institute and Ernst & Young
Emily Peach: Community climate activist
With a background in Physics, Emily has realised just how serious the global climate crisis is. She is now a committed climate activist, working with local climate groups to create effective community solutions for clean energy and a safe climate future.
Matthew Warren: Australian Energy Council
Matthew is the inaugural Chief Executive of the Australian Energy Council, which represents major electricity and downstream natural gas businesses operating in competitive wholesale and retail energy markets. He was previously Chief Executive of the Clean Energy Council. He has advised both governments and industry on environmental policy, making a significant contribution to policy pathways to reduce emissions.
Nick Aberle: Environment Victoria
Nick is the Campaigns Manager at Environment Victoria, where he has worked on the transition of Victoria’s electricity system from coal to renewable energy, and improving mine rehabilitation, after working as a Senior Policy Analyst at the Victorian Commissioner for Environmental Sustainability. Nick will comment on State climate policy, including an energy update one year on from Hazelwood’s closure.
Gold coin donation at the door to cover expenses
This event is hosted by Lighter Footprints, an independent local climate action group. ACF will pass on your contact details to the host for the purpose of running the event.