A few of us are going to head down to Fed Squre for this one:
With the world's most powerful nations at Copenhagen looking unlikely to produce binding agreements on lower carbon emission targets, urgent and ongoing local action on the impact of climate change is even more important.
The speakers will discuss these issues.
Speakers (alphabetical order)
MR GUY ABRAHAMS
Lawyer, Environmental Advocate, Former Commercial Gallery Director, Al Gore Climate Project Presenter
DR KATE AUTY
Commissioner for Environmental Sustainability, Victoria
LORD MAYOR ROBERT DOYLE
Lord Mayor of Melbourne
MS LIZ MINCHIN
News Editor and former Environment Reporter, The Age
Introduction: DR KATHY ALEXANDER
Chief Executive Officer, City of Melbourne
Moderator: MR PETER MARES
Journalist, Broadcaster ABC Radio National
DATE: Wednesday 9 December 2009
TIME: 6.00 - 7.30pm (doors open 5.30pm)
VENUE: BMW Edge, Federation Square, Cnr Swanston & Flinders Sts, Melbourne
Future Leaders (www.futureleaders.com.au
) in partnership with Melbourne Conversations is presenting this event. Melbourne Conversations is the City of Melbourne's program of free talks.