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Climate Change and Business Conference

Climate Change and Business Conference

Global climate change experts meet: Nov 4-5 climate and business conference, NZ - be there!

The Russian cabinet's approval of the Kyoto protocol this month means that this global treaty is now very close to coming into force. What is this likely to mean for Australasian businesses?

Find out at the Australia-New Zealand Climate Change & Business Conference, 4-5 November, 2004 in Auckland New Zealand.

Climate change experts from Europe, USA, China, Japan and Australia/New Zealand will be gathering to discuss the shape of future markets, practical emissions reduction solutions and other business opportunities.

Register now at www.climateandbusiness.com/registration.html

Visit http://www.climateandbusiness.com/ for more information.

The interactive workshops have now been finalised. The full program is available at www.climateandbusiness.com/workshops.html Speakers include:

* Richard Bradley, International Energy Agency. Global and regional energy requirements for the next 30 years.

* Hon Eileen Claussen, Pew Center on Global Climate Change, USA. The international policy framework for climate change.

* Seb Walhain, Fortis Bank, The Netherlands, EU markets update.

* Henrik Hasselknippe, Point Carbon. Managing carbon risks - a commodities market perspective.

* Greg Bourne, CEO WWF Australia and former Regional President of BP Australasia. International business responses.

* Rt Hon Helen Clark, Prime Minister of New Zealand. Economic opportunities and the geopolitical context from New Zealand's perspective.

* Tony Coleman, Insurance Australia Group, Managing business risks.

* Zhou Dadi and Ms Lin Wei, Energy Research Institute, China. CDM investment opportunities.

* Yuzuru Nonaka, J-POWER, Japan. A potential investor and partner.

* Martijn Wilder and Josh Carmody, Baker McKenzie. Simulated Carbon Deal Negotiation.

* Tom Campbell, Comalco New Zealand. A New Zealand business perspective.

* John McKindley, Mitsui & Co (Australia) Ltd. An Australian business perspective.

* Peter Szental, Energy Conservation Systems. A new wave of Australian energy efficiency initiatives and showcasing leading sustainable buildings.

* Graeme Seymour, Honda New Zealand. New vehicle technologies and leadership.

* Garry English, Western Australian Farmers' Federation. Why farmers need the Kyoto Protocol Some recent related stories that may be of interest are:

* "Putin sends Kyoto bill to Duma" www.pointcarbon.com/article.php?articleID=4774

* "Carbon Down, Profits Up". A new report shows that public and private sector organisations have managed to achieve significant reductions of greenhouse gases and increase profits as a result. See www.theclimategroup.org/370.php

* Farmer pressure on Australia to ratify Kyoto www.pointcarbon.com/article.php?articleID=4207&categoryID=14

* Kyoto's effects are coming to an emitter near you (Dominion Post, NZ) http://www.stuff.co.nz/stuff/0,2106,3057284a1865,00.html

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