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Pacific Climate Change Conference 2016

15 February 8:30am - 17 February 4:00pm
Maclaurin Lecture Theatres, Kelburn Campus, Victoria University of Wellington

The science is clear, climate change is upon us and nowhere is the impact more serious than in the Pacific.

In February 2016, Victoria University is hosting its first climate change conference focused on the effects, challenges and possible solutions for countries in the Pacific.

A host of speakers from the Pacific region and beyond from a range of fields - science, politics, indigenous rights, media, arts and the environment - will come together to discuss the realities of climate change in the Pacific.

Guest speakers include:

  • His Excellency Anote Tong, President of the Republic of Kiribati
  • Bill McKibben, founder
  • Professor William Steffen, Australian National University Climate Change Institute director
  • Dayle Takitimu, Indigenous Rights and Environmental lawyer
  • Professor James Renwick, Victoria University of Wellington Professor of Physical Geography
  • Professor Tim Naish, Victoria University of Wellington Antarctic Research Centre director

Click here to register for the event online. Early bird registration closes 15 January, full registration opens 16 January.

For more information, visit the event website here.