Actions and Detail Panel
Climate Action: cities and citizens - the new leaders
Thu. 17 March 2016, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm AEDT
Post-Paris COP 21, cities and citizens are now better placed for effective climate action. Big cities, once the problem are emerging as part of the solution to make cities more liveable and sustainable. Digital hyper-connectivity, enhanced citizen engagement, disruptive technology, access to data and knowledge are the new tools. Join UK based Mark Watts, head of C40 the network of the world’s megacities committed to addressing climate change, and local experts to hear what is being achieved and share your big ideas for the future of Melbourne.
Mark Watts – Executive Director, C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group, London
Prof Kate Auty – Ambassador Future Melbourne, Vice-Chancellor’s Fellow University of Melbourne
Prof John Thwaites – Professorial Fellow, Monash University, Chair of ClimateWorks Australia and the Monash Sustainability Institute.
MC Kate Vinot – Group Director, City Strategy and Place, City Of Melbourne