Financial & legal

Dr Damien LockieStefan Caddy-RetalicJoshua Sheppard
In today's BZE Community show podcast, Vivien Langford covers the financial and legal levers that will make coal, oil and gas reserves unburnable.

Dr Damien Lockie is the author of Clean Energy Law in Australia (LexisNexis, 2012). Damien is an Adjunct Professor in the Faculty of Law at Bond University, and the Director of Clean Energy Research in the Centre for Law, Governance and Public Policy. His current teaching portfolio includes Climate Change Law, Clean Energy Law, Environmental Legal Issues and International Environmental Law.

He has previously taught at the University of Melbourne as a Visiting Fellow in the post-graduate taxation program, and he was formerly a member of the Tax Advisory Board for the MLM. From time to time he is also a visiting lecturer at the University of Witwatersrand.

Stefan Caddy-Retalic, Transect Ecologist at University of Adelaide, talks about his recent article:

Will the climate debate end up being fought in court?

Joshua Sheppard is the Global Universities Index Project Manager at the Asset Owners Disclosure Project. This spin-off of the AODP rates and ranks over 300 universities worldwide on the management of the financial risks of climate change. This new initiative takes the ground-breaking approach of the AODP and implements it in a more visible, high profile industry which is currently under siege by divestment campaigners worldwide. Joshua also manages the AODP’s ‘Vital Few’ beneficiary campaign which allows pension fund members to ask their funds about how climate change risks are being managed in their retirement savings.

This show was broadcast on Mon 14th July 2014 at 5:00PM