Powering ahead? Meeting our energy needs in the 21st Century

When

4.00pm–5.30pm

18 August 2011

Type

Speech

Dr Jamie Pittock, the US Studies Centre's Program Leader for the Australia and United States Climate, Energy and Water Project, was a keynote speaker at this seminar in Darwin hosted by Charles Darwin University and The Australian National University.

A growing population and changing climate change are putting enormous pressure on governments and industry to find new, innovative ways to power our lives. Drawing on research from Australia, Europe and the United States, this seminar explored the complexities of the 'climate-energy-water' nexus, with a particular focus on meeting Darwin's needs for the coming decades.

Speakers:

Professor Andrew Campbell, Director, Research Institute for Environment & Livelihoods, Charles Darwin University

Dr Karen Hussey, ANU Water Initiative, The Australian National University

Dr Jamie Pittock, Program Leader, Australia and United States Climate, Energy and Water, US Studies Centre

Ms Vikki McLeod, Director, Energy Policy and Climate Change Unit, Department of the Chief Minister NT Government

Ms Megan Jolley, Manager, Energy Strategy Remote Operations, Power and Water Corporation

The Australia and United States Climate, Energy and Water Project is part of the Dow Sustainability Program at the US Studies Centre.

The Dow Sustainability Program 2010-2016 Program receives funding support from the following partners