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December 9, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm AWSTFree – $30.00
The year is wrapping up and the WA Branch of the National Environmental Law Association would like to welcome you to our end of year Sundowner on 9 December 2021 . This event will be in person for WA members.
David Hodgkinson will be speaking to the implications for Australia and Western Australia from the International Energy Agency’s report Net Zero by 2050: a Roadmap for the Global Energy Sector.
The presentation will be followed by networking and refreshments.
NELA(WA) 2021 State Conference delegates are able to attend this event for free, due to the change of program at the conference.
David is an associate professor and co-director of the Centre for Energy, Mining and Natural Resources Law in the Faculty of Law at the University of Western Australia. He was formerly Director of Legal Services at the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the organisation of the world’s airlines, in Montreal and Geneva.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree (First Class Honours) and Bachelor of Laws and Master of Philosophy degrees. He was also a postgraduate fellow at Columbia University in New York City. Earlier in his career he was Senior Legal Research Officer at the High Court of Australia where he worked mostly for Justice Sir William Deane.
David is the co-author of the book Global Climate Change: Australian Law and Policy (2008), the standard Australian text on climate change law, and the editor of Climate Change Law and Policy in Australia. He has also written refereed journal articles, book chapters, monographs and opinion pieces on climate change law and policy, and spoken at (and convened) conferences on climate change around the world.
He was the principal draftsperson of the Peninsula Principles on Climate Displacement, and the general editor of the loose-leaf service Australian Climate Change Law and Policy.