International Round Table on the Future of Coal
Date: November, 2018 Location: Beijing, China
This event will present feasible decarbonisation pathways for: Germany, Poland, India, South Africa, Australia and China. Additionally, the event will feature a detail discussion on China’s coal consumption cap.
- Impacts on global coal trade under alternative coal transitions scenarios (Based on COALMOD results);
- Analysis on how to address country specific challenges for a just transition;
- Insights from international experts on environmental policy, labor unions and energy transitions.
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国际煤炭未来圆桌会议 日期：2018年11月地点：中国 此次活动将为德国，波兰，印度，南非，澳大利亚和中国提供可行的脱碳途径。此外，此次活动还将详细讨论中国的煤炭消费上限。 主要议题： 在替代煤炭转换情景下对全球煤炭贸易的影响（基于COALMOD结果） 分析如何解决国家针对公正转型的具体挑战 国际专家对环境政策，工会和能源转型的见解 更多信息来了 表达兴趣:email@example.com
Fossil Fuel Supply and Climate Policy: An International Conference
Date: 24th and 25th September 2018
Location: The Queen’s College, Oxford, UK
During this conference, several members of the country teams as well as representatives from IDDRI will present on final results of the Coal Transition project.
Presentations will include:
- Tara Caetano, ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability – Africa: South Africa’s coal transition: the socio-economic implications of a 2-degree consistent pathway
- Pao-Yu Oei, University of Technology Berlin: A historical case study on coal transition in Germany
- Oliver Sartor, IDDRI: Policy pathways for 2°C-compatible coal transitions in major coal-producing economies: insights from an international research project
- Frank Jotzo, Centre for Climate Economics and Policy, The Australian National University: Coal taxes as an economic instrument for structural adjustment
- Jesse Burton, Energy Research Centre, University of Cape Town: Panel discussion on ‘The nature, scale, and politics of fossil fuel production subsidies‘
- Hanna Brauers, University of Technology Berlin: The political economy of coal in Poland: Drivers and hurdles for a shift away from fossil fuels;
- Andrea Carolina Cardoso Diaz, Universidad del Magdalena and Roman Mendelevitch, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin: Unexpected effects of a diminishing carbon budget: The Colombian coal resource curse
- Franziska Holz, DIW Berlin: Coal phase-out implications for the international steam coal market: The risk of asset stranding in the COALMOD-World model;
- Chris Bataille, IDDRI/Simon Fraser University: What does “keeping in the ground” mean for current fossil fuel producers, dependent on the jobs and tax revenue?
Workshop “African region awareness creation workshop to maximize the positive and minimize the negative impacts of implementation of Climate Change response measures”
Date: 26th -28th September 2018
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Organizers: UNFCCC together with ILO and the government of South Africa
During this workshop, the South Africa team (Bryce McCall, UCT) will present on their work on impacts of transition in the coal sector as part of the Coal Transition project. The workshop will bring together 30-40 negotiators from around the world on the topic of response measures at the UNFCCC and experts from various multilateral development agencies and research institutions working on the topic.
2018 International Conference on Coal Phase-out & Energy Transition
Date: 1st -2nd October 2018
Location: Lotte Buyeo Resort, Chungcheongnam-do, Republic of Korea
Organizers: Chungnam Institute
During this conference, the Australia team (Salim Mazouz) will present lessons from the Coal Transition project for the Republic of Korea’s phase out strategy. The conference will bring together high-level government officials, experts and local governments. The conference is intended to discuss global trends in the phase-out of coal-fired power generation and share best practices with leading local governments overseas which have experiences in coal phase-out policies and alternatives.
Coal Transitions: A Symposium on current research
Date: 12th April 2018
Location: Australian National University (ANU), Crawford School of Public Policy
In this symposium, early results from the international Coal Transitions research project and research getting underway as part of the Energy Transition Research Hub were presented.
- Scenarios for global coal use and Australian coal production and trade;
- Research on South Africa’s coal industry;
- Supply-side policy options such as taxes on coal production;
- Lessons from the closure of the Hazelwood power station for a ‘just transition’;
- Lessons from industrial transformation and regional renewal in Europe’s old industrial regions;
- Tracing employment effects of coal power plant closure.
More information is availabl on the ANU website