The Waikato CAN Climate Action Now forum took palce on 21 September 2019. There was a great turn out on the day, with a range of people attending from different backgrounds and different reasons why climate action is important to them.
Please check out https://studentenviroleaders.wixsite.com/nzaction to find the calendar of other events.
Event speakers and presentations
If you missed the event, or want to take a look at the information again, you can see the presentations below.
- Professor James Renwick – Climate change: Where are we going?
- Professor Iain White - Climate change: where we live, how we live, and how we plan for it
- Cr Tipa Mahuta and Shakyra Te Aho - Maui: past, present and future
Pecha Kucha style presentations
- Blair Dickie, Waikato Regional Council – a regional context and the role of local government
- Professor Troy Baisden, University of Waikato – rural land use
- Tariq Ashraf, New Zealand Transport Agency – the future of transport
- Martin Fryer, Mercury Energy – Energy - renewables
- Rowan Dickson, WPS Opus – construction and urban infrastructure
- Nic Turner, Mainstream Green – from knowing to doing
Waikato CAN climate action now - Te Ahuarangi Inaianei is the activation of SDG 13 Climate Action for the Waikato Wellbeing Project, a workstream of the Waikato Plan.
The Waikato Wellbeing Project is a regional initiative to achieve a more environmentally sustainable, prosperous and inclusive Waikato region by 2030.
The key outcome of the project will be a set of SMART wellbeing targets for Waikato based on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).