Future Cities Research Hub Webinar Series | Climate Solutions 2030: New Zealand Perspective

Mar 29, 2021 | Events, NOTICES, OPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES, WHAT'S ON

A webinar focused on big, doable things that need doing in New Zealand if we really aim to stop climate change

Friday 16th April 2021 from 12:00pm-1:30pm (Free online event- Registration is mandatory via Eventbrite)

About this event:

The Future Cities Research Hub of the School of Architecture and Planning of the University of Auckland joins the international initiative Solve Climate by 2030 developed by the Bard College’s Center for Environmental Policy (USA) during which universities from around the globe organise a simultaneous ‘global dialogue’ webinar focussed on ambitious but feasible regional and local solutions to help solve climate by 2030. Our webinar will involve presentations by academics, students and government representatives. Speakers will identify three big, doable things’ that need doing in New Zealand if we really aim to stop climate change.

Panellists:

Dr Stephen Knight-LenihanThe University of Auckland, School of Architecture and Planning, Future Cities Research Hub: “Reducing emissions while preparing for the worst: how mangroves and coastal wetlands might help save us”

Elrond BurrellMinistry of Business, Innovation and Employment: “MBIE’s Building for Climate Change Programme: Mitigation Frameworks”

Dr Niki HarréThe University of Auckland, School of Psychology: “Inspiring people to get involved in climate action: three key approaches”

Robbie AndersonGeneration Zero UoA, The University of Auckland“We are Generation Zero”

Moderators:

Assoc Prof Paola Boarin & Dr Alessandro PremierThe University of Auckland, School of Architecture and Planning, Future Cities Research Hub

NZIA CPD POINTS: 15

For more information please contact: p.boarin@auckland.ac.nz or alessandro.premier@auckland.ac.nz

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