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Just Transition Community Conference

The community had the chance to get involved with Just Transition 2019 during the Just Transition Community Conference, held in New Plymouth June 15th. ART was invited to record the speakers.

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To ensure transition to a low emission society is fit for purpose and socially just, the community must drive it.

Taranaki's Just Transition Community Conference, held in New Plymouth June 15th, offered a platform for communities to kick start or reinforce our transition pathways.  ART was invited to record the speakers.

Topics covered include Climate justice, Youth power, Hydrogen and carbon storage and capture, Sustainable and community-based energy systems, Regenerative farming, Just transition for Māori and workers, Indigenous solutions and community vision and organising.


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Community Vision and Solutions

Franziska von Hunnerbein, Crop Swap Aotearoa; Margaret Smith, Climate Change & Consciousness 2019; Taranaki Hub

Duration: 00:24:30 | Date: 15 June, 2019

Can Farming be a Solution?

Kama Burwell, Greenbridge; Carl and Kati Freeman, Freeman Farms

Duration: 00:33:12 | Date: 15 June, 2019

Indigenous Solutions

Indigenous Solutions: Emily Bailey, Te Whenui Tōmuri Trust

Duration: 00:27:01 | Date: 15 June, 2019

Panel - Just Transition for Workers and Maori; Taranaki 2050 Roadmap

Panelists: Jen Natoli, E Tu; Tiri Bailey, NZEI te Riu Roa; Natalie Wiseman, Venture Taranaki Trust; Catherine Cheung, Climate Justice Taranaki

Duration: 00:36:00 | Date: 15 June, 2019

Bioenergy; Hydrogen and Carbon capture and storage

Bioenergy: Brian Cox, Bioenergy Assoc. of NZ
Hydrogen and Carbon capture and storage: Tim Forcey, formerly with the oil/gas industry and then Melbourne Energy Institute

Duration: 00:35:15 | Date: 15 June, 2019

Sustainable Energy Systems; Community Energy Resilience

Sustainable Energy Systems: Prof. Alan Brent, Victoria University of Wellington
Community Energy Resilience: Tihikura Hohaia & Josh Curd, Taiepa Tiketike: Passive Resistance to Climate Change at Parihaka

Duration: 00:39:31 | Date: 15 June, 2019

Panel: Youth vision and power

Panelists: Joel Clement, Opunake High School; Ki DeVantier, Bec Simpson and Nikita Taiapa, New Plymouth Girls High; Fiona Glennie, Sacred Heart College; Ethan Griffiths, School Strike for Climate

Duration: 00:29:12 | Date: 15 June, 2019

Climate Emergency; Social Impacts of Onshore Oil & Gas in Taranaki

Climate Emergency: Prof. James Renwick, Victoria University of Wellington
Social Impacts of Onshore Oil & Gas in Taranaki: Sarah Roberts, Taranaki Energy Watch

Duration: 00:33:39 | Date: 15 June, 2019