Hot Seat with Pablo Brait

Hot Seat with Pablo Brait

Tuesday, 27 February 2018 - 11:00am to 11:45am

Pablo Brait is a community organiser and political campaigner who has been focused on fighting climate change since 2007 when he co-founded local community group Yarra Climate Action Now. He has held various positions since then at Beyond Zero Emissions, The Sunrise Project, Nature Conservation Council of NSW and is currently a campaigner at Market Forces, an organisation dedicated to stopping the flow of money, via the finance sector, to fossil fuel projects and companies.

He has been a part of the recently successful campaigns to convince Westpac, Comm Bank and four Chinese banks to rule out lending to the Adani Carmichael coal project and led the campaign which ended with Medibank Private committing to divest from fossil fuels. 

Web tools and Projects we developed

  • Open-NEM

    The live tracker of the Australian electricity market.

  • Paris Equity Check

    This website is based on a Nature Climate Change study that compares Nationally Determined Contributions with equitable national emissions trajectories in line with the five categories of equity outlined by the IPCC.

  • liveMAGICC Climate Model

    Run one of the most popular reduced-complexity climate carbon cycle models online. Used by IPCC, UNEP GAP reports and numerous scientific publications.

  • NDC & INDC Factsheets

    Check out our analysis of all the post-2020 targets that countries announced under the Paris Agreement.