Energy, Emissions and Economic Diplomacy

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This module is designed to support Australia’s climate diplomacy capability through short videos and resources that focus on energy, emissions and economic diplomacy.

There is more information available on the
Department of Climate Change, Environment, Energy and Water website (DCCEEW)

Overview

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Image: Hornsdale Power Reserve, South Australia. Photo courtesy of Neoen Australia.
The Overview page provides an introductory video that highlights key climate change initiatives.

Emissions Reporting

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The Emissions Reporting page provides an introductory video and useful links. 

Energy Efficiency

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The Energy Efficiency page provides an introductory video and further information from a variety of sources.

Electricity

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Image: Renewable energy. Source: ARENA
The Electricity page provides an introductory video and links to short videos from a variety of sources.

Hydrogen

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Image: Hydrogen fuel pump. Source: ARENA
The Hydrogen page provides links to short videos from a variety of sources.

Transport

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Image: Electric vehicle charging station. Source: ARENA
The Transport page provides links to short videos from a variety of sources.

Methane

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Image: Electric vehicle charging station. Source: ARENA
The Methane page provides links to short videos from a variety of sources.

Carbon Leakage and
Border Carbon Adjustments

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Carbon Leakage and Border Carbon Adjustments page provides an introductory video and links to a variety of sources.


Webinars

'Hydrogen' panel event; 4 June 2021

  • Presenters: Dr Fiona Beck, Senior Lecturer and Research Fellow, Research School of Electrical, Energy and Materials Engineering, ANU; Matthew Muller, Chief Customer Officer (LAVO); Craig De Laine, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Gas Infrastructure Group (AGIG); Samuel Blackadder, Managing Director, Elvin Group Renewables and CEO & Founder, Hydrogen Integration Technologies; Matthew Hingerty, Deputy Chairman, Deputy CEO & Head of Business Development, Star Scientific
  • Organiser: Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade (DFAT)
  • Video of webinar (1:08 hrs); Note this is a WebEx recording and audio quality may vary

Mitigating Climate Change: Growth and Distribution-Friendly Strategies; 19 February 2021

  • Presenter: Warwick J. McKibbin, AO, FASSA, Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis (CAMA) and Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR), Australian National University and The Brookings Institution, Washington DC
  • Organiser: Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade (DFAT)
  • Video of webinar (1:03 hrs)
  • Audio-only version of webinar (1:03 hrs); Note this is a WebEx recording and audio quality may vary.

Australia's Technology Approach to Climate Change; 11 February 2021

  • Presenters: Dr Alan Finkel AO, Australia's inaugural Special Advisor for Low Emissions Technologies; and James White, Department of Industry, Science, Energy & Resources
  • Organiser: Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade (DFAT)
  • Video of webinar (1:10 hrs)
  • Audio-only version of webinar (1:10 hrs); Note this is a WebEx recording and audio quality may vary

NAIDOC Week 2020: Empowering Indigenous Communities through Renewable Energy; 10 November 2020

  • Presenters: Ruby Heard, Founder, Alinga Energy Consulting; Peter Renehan, Chairman & CEO, Centre for Appropriate Technology (CfAT); and Lyndon Frearson, Managing Director, Ekistica
  • Chair: Michelle Bedford, supported by Penelope Howarth
  • Organiser: Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade (DFAT)
  • Audio-only version of webinar (1:30 hrs); Note this is a WebEx recording and audio quality may vary

Recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures in Asia; 8 June 2020

  • Presenter: Remco Fischer, Climate Team Lead, UN Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI)
  • Organiser: United Nations Environment Programme - Finance Initiative
  • Video of webinar (1:31 hrs)

Building Climate Resilience: A Transition Risk Primer; 30 April 2020

  • Presenter: Jason Eis, Executive Director of Vivid Economics
  • Organiser: Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) and GARP (Global Association of Risk Professionals) Risk Institute
  • Video of webinar (1 hr); Free, registration required

Further Information

Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO)

Australian Energy Regulator

Clean Energy Regulator

Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Department of Industry, Science Energy and Resources (DISER)

Request permission via email to diplomaticacademy@dfat.gov.au before using Diplomatic Academy videos/presentations for a purpose other than intended.

Head back to the Climate Change, Energy and the Environment Toolkit for more.

Image: Hornsdale Power Reserve, South Australia. Photo courtesy of Neoen Australia.