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The Just Transition Summit, held in New Plymouth, May 9 and 10, focused on how New Zealand can transition to a low emissions economy.
Access Radio Taranaki were invited along to record the speakers.
Hear them here.
The Roadmap to Taranaki's future in a low-emissions future has been released.
Feedback is due by 14th June 2019. You can contribute by going to http://about.taranaki.info/Taran…/Taranaki-2050-Roadmap.aspx and use the interactive map to provide feedback. You can also email your views to [email protected] A PDF version of the 40-page roadmap can be downloaded here: http://about.taranaki.info/…/Taranaki-2050-Draft-Roadmap.pdf Tell the organisers what you think of the plan.
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Focus on a new technology and how it is being developed in New Zealand.
Introduction: Hon Dr Megan Woods
Case study: Patrick Cnubben, New Energy Coalition, the Netherlands
Panel: Andrew Clennett, Co-founder and CEO, Hiringa; Linda Wright, CEO, New Zealand Hydrogen Association; Mark Pickup, Principal Policy Advisor, Energy Markets, Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment
Duration: 01:08:13 | Date: 10 May, 2019
Navigating a new environment which is challenging how to farm and produce food
Hon Damien O’Connor, Minister of Agriculture
Tim Morris, Director, Coriolis
Steve Carden, CEO, Pāmu
Leonie Matoe, Business Development Manager, Kaitahi
Duration: 00:55:18 | Date: 10 May, 2019
How the energy sector has embraced community and iwi engagement for new developments and projects
Facilitator: John Hancock
Tracey Hickman, Executive General Manager Generation and Wholesale, Genesis
James Kilty, Chief Generation and Development Officer, Contact Energy
William Meek, CFO, Mercury Energy
Topia Rameka, CEO, Tūwharetoa Maori Trust
Duration: 00:53:50 | Date: 10 May, 2019
A case study of Cora, an autonomous, electric, air taxi, challenging global transportation from New Zealand.
Anna Kominik, Country Director, Zephyr Airworks
Duration: 00:20:49 | Date: 10 May, 2019
How to navigate the new investment requirements, including repurposing and raising capital.
Charles Ehrhart, Director Sustainable Value, KPMG
David Hall, Senior Researcher at the Policy Observatory, AUT
Cecilia Tarrant, Establishment Chair, Green Investment Finance
Duration: 00:41:31 | Date: 10 May, 2019
How can we use technology in more innovative and collaborative ways to enable transition to a low emissions economy?
Russell Craig, National Technology Officer, Microsoft
Duration: 00:28:25 | Date: 10 May, 2019
Understanding New Zealand’s emerging landscape – informational session exploring the new policy context and what we’re doing to set the country up for the transition.
Duration: 00:48:26 | Date: 10 May, 2019
How climate change issues are changing the way economists view the world. Keynote address: Kate Raworth, Economist and Author of Doughnut Economics
Duration: 00:42:47 | Date: 10 May, 2019
How companies can support their employees and communities in the transition –what does good practice look like. Introduction: Hon. Grant Robertson
Tony Maher, National President, CFMEU, Australia
Richard Wagstaff, President, NZCTU
Kirk Hope, Chief Executive, BusinessNZ
Christopher Luxon, CEO, Air New Zealand
Duration: 00:45:12 | Date: 9 May, 2019
How businesses are changing their business models to meet sustainability challenges – and what it means for their shareholders. Keynote address: Peter Bryant, Managing Partner, Clareo
Duration: 00:47:54 | Date: 9 May, 2019
Case studies from two Pacific Island nationals that are already experiencing the impact of climate change. Hon. Fiame Naomi Mata’afa, Deputy Prime Minister Samoa; Hon. Henry Puna, Prime Minister Cook Islands
Duration: 00:40:06 | Date: 9 May, 2019
Panel discussion on where Aotearoa New Zealand business and community leaders discuss what a Just Transition means for New Zealand. Panel: Liana Poutu, Chairwoman Te Atiawa, Robert Spurway, Chief Operating Officer, Global Operations, Fonterra, Sam Huggard, Secretary, New Zealand Council of Trade Unions, Kevin Hague, Chief Executive, Forest and Bird
Duration: 00:42:04 | Date: 9 May, 2019
The whole world is facing climate change issues. Here are some examples of what international leaders are focusing on when undertaking a Just Transition. Jay Weatherill, Former South Australian Premier Samantha Smith, Director, Just Transition Centre, Norway Alan Thompson, Global Energy Systems Leader, ARUP Professor Franz-Josef Wodopia, Managing Director, Coal Importers Association, Hamburg
Duration: 00:58:26 | Date: 9 May, 2019
The Taranaki Region presents their draft roadmap and outlines the process to develop it.
Glen Bennett, Community champion
Joanna Breare, Chief Executive, Todd Energy
Gus Charteris, General Manager, Just Transition Unit, MBIE
Waid Crockett, Chief Executive, South Taranaki District Council
Justine Gilliland, CEO, Venture Taranaki
Grant McQuoid, Director, Velocite
Jen Natoli, Team Lead, E tū
Wharehoka Wano, CEO, Taranaki Iwi
Duration: 00:39:36 | Date: 9 May, 2019
Keynote address by James Cameron and Suzy Amis Cameron: A global perspective on the importance of taking action on climate change and how New Zealand can showcase leadership that captures the opportunities.
Duration: 00:35:29 | Date: 9 May, 2019
Jacinda Ardern on the importance of a Just Transition to New Zealand.
Youth Panel: Rangatahi perspective. With introduction by Rt Hon. Jacinda Ardern
The Panel consists of Josh Barratt, Ethan Sheaf-Morrison, Nikita Taiapa, India Logan-Riley.
Duration: 00:40:02 | Date: 9 May, 2019