Launch of the Clean Energy Revolution with Nobel Laureate Prof Peter Doherty
Posted in Events by Virginia on May 12th, 2009
Join Ben McNeil leading climate scientist and economist for the launch of his book The Clean Energy Revolution in Melbourne this Thursday with Nobel Laureate, Prof Peter Doherty. The book is an Australian roadmap for cleantech and business sustainability with very little mention of climate science!
When: Thursday 14th May, 2009, 6.30pm-7pm
Where: Sputnik Agency, Level 1, 116-122 Chapel Street, Windsor
Numbers are limited so please RSVP to thecleanrevolution @gmail.com.
Ben McNeil is an Australian academic who is an expert in a range of areas relating to climate change science, policy and energy and economics. Completing his PhD in 2001 he worked as a research fellow at Princeton University, USA and returned to Australia in 2004, where he is now a senior research fellow at the Climate Change Research Centre at the University of New South Wales. In 2007, he was chosen as an expert reviewer for the United Nations Inter-Governmental Panel on Climate Change 4th Assessment Report and was invited to present his research to the Prime Minister and Cabinet at Parliament House in Canberra. He was also recently elected to represent young scientists in the Federation of Australian Science and Technological Societies. Dr McNeil also has a Masters of Economics in Political Economy from the University of Sydney.
His writing on climate change and energy policy has been widely published in Australia’s newspapers including the Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, The Australian Financial Review, The Australian and The Canberra Times. He has also made numerous radio and television appearances including ABC Radio National, CNN, BBC and Sky News Australia.