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Twilight Webinar: COP26 Expert Series - Daily Live Briefings from Glasgow

The COP26 summit in November will bring parties together to accelerate action towards the goals of the Paris Agreement and the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. This series of free 30-minute webinars will provide daily updates on the progress of discussions at the summit.

Proudly hosted by Bond University Faculty of Law

 Hosts

  • Sophia Giardini, Equity Generation Lawyers
  • Dr Wolfgang Babeck, Bond University

Glasgow Rapporteur

Martin Zavan, Communications and Campaign Officer, Greenpeace Australia Pacific, Greenpeace representative at UNFCCC Conference in Bonn and Madrid

Overview

  • 7 x 30 minute online COP26 daily briefings and expert discussion 
  • Open to all. Attendees are welcome to attend as few or as many sessions as they wish.
  • All sessions are free of charge.
  • Register once for all sessions.

Program

A daily 30-minute webinar will be held at 5.00pm AEST on each of the following dates:

7am GLASGOW | 8am BERLIN | 5pm BRISBANE | 6pm SYDNEY/MELBOURNE

  • Wednesday 3 November
  • Thursday 4 November
  • Friday 5 November
  • Monday 8 November
  • Tuesday 9 November
  • Wednesday 10 November
  • Thursday 11 November

At each webinar, the Glasgow Rapporteur, Martin Zavan, will provide a 10-15 minute commentary on the discussions that took place that day in Glasgow. Expert guest speakers will offer their comments and, if time allows, there will be a brief Q&A for attendees.

Session

Speaker(s)

Wednesday 3 November

COP26 Session: FINANCE

Impact of COP26 on Financial Investments

Linda Romanovska

Only Australia based member of European Union Platform on Sustainable Finance

Thursday 4 November

COP26 Session: ENERGY

AGL Litigation

Katrina Bullock

General Counsel, Greenpeace Australia Pacific

Glenn Walker

Nature Campaigner, Greenpeace Australia Pacific

Friday 5 November

COP26 Session: YOUTH AND PUBLIC EMPOWERMENT

The young generation and Minister Ley

Jack McLean  

Equity Generation Lawyers, representative of student litigants in Sharma v Minister for the Environment

Bella Burgemeister 

Student litigant in Sharma v Minister for the Environment; representative of School Strike 4 Climate Australia

Monday 8 November

COP26 Session: NATURE

Quantifying Nature

Linda Romanovska

Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA), Nature Working Group

Tuesday 9 November

COP26 Session: ADAPTATION, LOSS & DAMAGE

Climate Modelling

Prof Dr Katrin Meissner

Director of the Climate Change Research Centre, UNSW

Wednesday 10 November

COP26 Session: INNOVATION

Clean Transition Investments

John Clifford

Investor in Australian Clean Tech Venture Capital

Thursday 11 November

COP26 Session: TRANSPORT

Electric Vehicles 

Dr Oliver Hartley

Everty