Impossible Climate: Safe Climate Restoration Under the Microscope

Impossible Climate: Safe Climate Restoration Under the Microscope

Wednesday, 4 November 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm

Advocacy for the restoration of a safe climate calls for solutions that the world does not currently possess. The central question remains ‘is safe climate restoration possible and, if not, what level of action is now morally defensible and yet practically achievable?’ Join the College and Breakthrough for this special forum to examine and critique the recently published discussion paper StrikingTargets with author Philip Sutton.

Panel includes:

Ben Courtice, Friends of the Earth Climate Campaigner

Andrea Bunting, Climate Activist, Researcher & Writer

Mark Wakeham, CEO Environment Victoria

David Spratt, Climate Policy Analyst

Adrian Whitehead, Save The Planet Campaign Manager

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.