Events

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Upcoming events

Open Zoom wānanga

Below you will find a list of our upcoming public Zoom sessions. If you can’t make it to a live event you can catch up later – all recordings will be available below.

 

Our advice - transport and energy, industry and buildings

2.30pm - 3.30pm NZST Tuesday 15 June

An online Zoom session on the Commission’s first advice to Government. At this session, we will be explaining our key recommendations for the transport and energy, industry and buildings sectors, as well as looking at what’s changed from our draft advice.

Register today: 

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Our advice - the Nationally Determined Contribution for Aotearoa

1pm - 1.30pm NZST Tuesday 22 June

This is an online Zoom session on the Commission’s first advice to Government. At this session, we will be explaining our advice on the Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) for Aotearoa.

Register today: 

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Our advice - emissions budgets and modelling

2pm - 3pm NZST Tuesday 22 June

This is an online Zoom session on the Commission’s first advice to Government. At this session, we will be looking at our emissions budgets, our modelling and the judgements we used in forming our advice.

Register today: 

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International speaker series: Race to zero; the UN climate champions 

9 - 10am NZST Wednesday 30 June

Join Gonzalo Muñoz and Nigel Topping, along with Commissioners Catherine Leining and Professor Nicola Shadbolt, to discuss the Race to Zero campaign Gonzalo and Nigel are heading up, and what they’re hoping for from this year’s UN Climate Change Conference.

Register today: 

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Past Events

We’ve been running some great online events on our mahi. If you missed out, you can watch the recordings below. If you're looking for more information on the thinking behind our advice, you can find it on the Sharing our thinking page.

Open Zoom: Ināia tonu nei - explaining our advice

11 June 2021

Listen to our Chair Dr Rod Carr and Chief Executive Jo Hendy talk through our first advice to government and what this milestone means for New Zealanders. 

International speaker series: Enabling a just transition for workers and communities

20 May 2021

Adele Morris and Daniel Raimi, in conversation with commissioners Catherine Leining and Dr Judy Lawrence, share respective insights from their research into communities dependent on fossil fuel industries in the US.

Climate Change Commission international speaker series: an audience with Chris Greig, Princeton's Andlinger Center

21 April 2021

Our commission Chair Dr Rod Carr and Commissioner Catherine Leining spoke with Senior Research Scientist Chris Greig. They discuss the potential pathways and impacts of a transition to net zero in both Aotearoa and overseas.

Climate Change Commission international speaker series: an audience with Professor Frank Convery, UCD

8 April 2021

Our Commissioners Dr Harry Clark and Catherine Leining joined Professor Frank Convery to discuss the role of agriculture emissions in the transition to a low emissions future, the similarities between Ireland and Aotearoa, and leading the way on climate action.

Climate Change Commission international speaker series: an audience with Lord Deben, Chair of the UK Committee on Climate Change

17 March 2021

Climate change is a global issue - so our Commissioner Dr Harry Clark sat down with global leader Lord Deben, Chair of the UK Committee on Climate Change, for an open Zoom on the UK's climate response and what Aotearoa can learn from it.

Climate Change Commission open Zoom series - Q&A: School Strike 4 Climate X Climate Change Commission

5 March 2021

After our online session with School Strike 4 Climate (SS4C) on 18 February,  we received so many fantastic questions we couldn't get through all of them during our session! Watch this follow up Q&A session where there was another opportunity to answer questions.

 

Climate Change Commission open Zoom series - Our modelling results - C-PLAN and DIM-E

2 March 2021

Learn more about the results from the C-PLAN and DIM-E models and how we've used them to shape our first package of advice to government.

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Climate Change Commission open Zoom series - What our advice could mean for New Zealanders

26 February 2021

Listen to our Principal Analyst, Karen Lavin, and Senior Analyst, Carly Soo, as they explain what our draft advice means for families, businesses and communities. 

 

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Climate Change Commission open Zoom series - Our electricity market modelling results

26 February 2021

Join our expert modelling team and consultants to hear more about the future electricity system that our pathway requires. In this open Zoom we present the results from the electricity market modelling that forms part of our evidence and helped to form our advice.

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View the data for Electricity market modelling

Climate Change Commission open Zoom series - How our models work: C-Plan and DIM-E

23 February 2021

Join our expert team to learn more about how the C-PLAN and DIM-E models work and how we’ve used them to shape our first package of advice to government.

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Climate Change Commission open Zoom series - Our path to 2035

19 February 2021

Listen to our expert team unpack our proposed path to deliver the first emissions budgets for Aotearoa.

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Climate Change Commission open Zoom series - School Strike 4 Climate X Climate Change Commission

18 February 2021

Join School Strike for Climate and the Climate Change Commission as they talk about what Aotearoa needs to do to tackle climate change, how young people can get involved, and what the Commission’s advice means for the future of Aotearoa.

BusinessNZ and Climate Change Commission consultation events – an overview of our draft advice

17 February 2021

During February 2021 BusinessNZ and the Climate Change Commission collaborated on a series of events to share how the Commission have approached their first package of draft advice.

The Commission’s Chair Rod Carr, Chief Executive Jo Hendy and representatives from their technical teams presented on what the Commission’s advice could mean for Aotearoa – you can view the slides here.

Climate Change Commission open Zoom series - Getting to 1.5 degrees and the NDC

15 February 2021

Join Climate Change Commissioners Catherine Leining and Professor James Renwick along with Principal Analyst Matthew Smith as they provide an overview of our recommendations on the steps Aotearoa must take to limit warming and meet our international targets.

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Climate Change Commission open Zoom series - The impacts of climate action: mitigation and adaptation

11 February 2021

Join Climate Change Commissioner Dr Judy Lawrence and analysts Karen Lavin and Sally Garden as they explore what our advice says about the role of mitigation and adaptation in climate change.

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Climate Change Commission open Zoom series - Agriculture and forestry in the transition to low emissions

10 February 2021

Agriculture and forestry have a role to play in the transition to a low emissions Aotearoa.

Listen to Commissioners Dr Harry Clark and Professor Nicola Shadbolt talk through what our advice recommends in these areas.

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Climate Change Commission open Zoom series - The role of ETS in our advice

2 February 2021

Our Commissioner Catherine Leining and Principal Analyst Eva Murray talk us through what our proposed emissions budgets mean for the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS). 

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Climate Change Commission open Zoom series - Intro to our advice

31 January 2021

Listen to our Chair Dr Rod Carr delve into the detail of the Commission’s advice on the steps Aotearoa must take to reach its climate targets and what this could mean for New Zealanders.

Open Zoom - Reducing emissions and perspectives from iwi/Māori

26 January 2021

Here we talk about our approach, how we applied the He Ara Waiora framework to understand wellbeing from a Te Ao Māori perspective, and key themes we heard throughout engagement with iwi/Māori.

Open Zoom - What climate action means for Aotearoa

21 January 2021

Hear our expert analysts talk through the potential benefits and impacts of climate action on individuals and groups across Aotearoa - and what could happen if we fail to act.

Open Zoom series - The big decisions

11 December 2020
How quickly should Aotearoa act and what’s our role in the international effort to tackle climate change? Listen to Commission Chair Rod Carr talk through some of the big decisions we will have to make as a nation.

Open Zoom series - The Science and getting to 1.5˚C

9 December 2020
Listen to our expert panel talk through our approach to reducing greenhouse gases and meeting the international target of limiting global warming to 1.5˚C

Open Zoom series - Rangatahi for climate action

7 December 2020
Hear from some of our younger team members talk about the future they want for Aotearoa, and how they are working to make it happen.

Webinar – Our modelling

18 November 2020
If you are interested in how the Commission has been building the evidence to support our future advice, listen to our modelling expert Chris Holland talk through the detail.

Open Zoom series – Vision & pace of change

17 November 2020
Listen to our Chair Dr Rod Carr talk about the Commission’s vision for our future – and what it will take to get there.

Climate Change + Business Conference

11-12 November 2020
Presented by Rod Carr

Watch the recording here.

Open Zoom - Get to know our sectors

18 January 2021

Our advice to Government looks at a range of sectors – from transport to heat, industry and power; land to waste management – to see what we can do to drive climate action across Aotearoa’s economy.