Australian Forests and Climate Forum 2011

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Eighty forest and climate advocates from across the country participated in Australian Forests and Climate Forum held in Canberra on 13 August 2011.

The four was convened by Mike Thompson of and was be held at the School of Medicine at ANU.

It addressed the key data and issues of logging industry economics, law, science, carbon accounting plus implications of the Clean Energy Future content including the Biodiversity Fund and Carbon Farming Initiative.



The Federal Government was represented by Dr Mike Kelly, Parliamentary Secretary for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry.

Speakers at the forum were from WWF, the Wentworth Group, the Wilderness Society, Environment Tasmania, the Climate Institute, GetUp!, Markets for Change, Nature Conservation Council of NSW.

Speakers included Prof. Brendan Mackey, Michael Spencer, Andrew MacIntosh, Chris Taylor, Dr Pep Canadell, Dr Denis Saunders, Dr Graeme Hamilton, Senator Lee Rhiannon, Virginia Young, Pepe Clarke, Kirsty Ruddock, Natasha Hammond-Deakin, Jill Redwood, Vanessa Bleyer, Dr Phil Pullinger, Naomi Edwards, Dr Judith Ajani, Warwick Jordan, Paul Ooosting, Louise Morris, Graham Tupper, Corey Watts, Gemma Tillack, Bishop George Browning, Prue Acton and Lisa Stone.

Forum Communique

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Photos and videos links

Professor Brendan Mackey talks about the role of native forests in climate change mitigation

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