Hear from experts in the field of renewable energy and climate change policy as they analyse the challenges and opportunities arising from the results of the recent Senate by-election. How can we best influence federal policy and what is your role?
De-bunking climate myths: Jemma Green from Curtin University. Jemma is a Research Fellow at the Curtin University Sustainability Policy Institute. She is responsible for industry research relating to infrastructure, energy, carbon, sustainability and climate related business risks. Jemma will de-bunk some common climate myths!
De-bunking health myths: Dr George Crisp is a General Practitioner who has a deep interest in the environment and its relationship to human health. As Chair of Doctors for the Environment Australia’s WA chapter, he is also the founder of the GreenPractice campaign to inspire Doctors and their patients to live and work sustainably in an effort to save the planet. Dr Crisp will outline the close links between energy generation and human health, and along the way de-bunk some common health-related myths surrounding renewable energy.
De-bunking renewable energy myths: Professor Ray Wills has substantial expertise in ecology, sustainability, climate change science and the effects of expected future climates on Australia. He is recognised as an authoritative and respected commentator on sustainability, and especially in relation to energy. Ray will de-bunk some common renewable energy myths. Please spread this invitation out widely to all your friends and colleagues.
The North Midlands Solar Thermal Power Project in Morawa WA is described here.
The following workshop was conducted by SEN at Conservation Week in 2012.
Renewable Energy Educational Workshop:
Presented by Tim Barling, Executive Chair, Sustainable Energy Now
Australia has the best mix of renewable energy resources in the
world which can more than meet our current and future demand
for electricity. Tim will explore why we should move to renewable
energy, the benefits and barriers, resources and technologies
available and policies and planning required for change.
You can view the excellent presentation "Biomass Pyrolysis for energy, fuels and char in the WA Wheat Belt" by Ben Rose here.