Thursday, 16 February 2017

Lighter Footprints Meeting Wed Feb 22

Next Meeting
Wednesday February 22
7 pm for 7.30 pm
Guide Hall - Faversham Rd
Canterbury


Speaker   Adam Majcher  - ClimateWorks

Progressing Australia's net -zero emissions agenda


What are the main opportunities for 2017
and what does the transition to 2050 require?


This session will allow for audience participation and discussion of a range of different areas of interest.


Adam Majcher from ClimateWorks - a partnership of the Myer Foundation and Monash University will present to us.

Adam is the Engagement Manager,  and he will lead the session to put in context the opportunities ClimateWorks sees, placed against a backdrop of the job we need to do long-term as a country. 

Adam leads ClimateWorks’ public engagement work, helping to grow widespread understanding and participation in the achievability and benefits of a zero net emissions future for Australia. He also supports efforts to translate ClimateWorks’ research into relatable content for a range of audiences using best practice social research and engagement.
Prior to joining ClimateWorks, Adam headed up the Australian branch of Al Gore’s 'The Climate Reality Project', developing and supporting joint leadership programs across the Asia Pacific region. He is also co-founder of Common Cause Australia, an organisation dedicated to engaging values that contribute to a more sustainable society.
Adam holds a Bachelor of Science (Aquatic Science) and a Graduate Degree in Coastal Planning from Deakin University. He sits on the Board of Positive Change for Marine Life.
Please join us from 7 pm for meet and greet with drinks and nibbles and a 7.30 start  
With such interesting times emerging on the politics of energy - so pivotal to climate change action- we think this session will start our year with  bang! And there will be more about our plans and ways for you to join in .
We ask for a small donation to help cover costs.
Any issues to discuss , call Carolyn  0411 115 186