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20 June 2016

New Policy Forum Pod tackles the future of the Paris Climate Agreement and whether it will survive a possible Donald Trump presidency. 

The Paris Climate Agreement was an historic accord which saw 175 countries agree to tackle carbon emissions, but can that diplomatic victory now be turned into an economic and environmental win?

In a new Policy Forum Pod, two leading experts look at the future of the Agreement, and what might be the impact from a future Trump presidency. Listen to the podcast here.

The pod sees Professor Ottmar Edenhofer and Associate Professor Frank Jotzo in conversation with Policy Forum’s Fiona Benson.

Professor Edenhofer is Deputy Director and Chief Economist at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research and Professor of the Economics of Climate Change at the Technical University, Berlin. He is an advisor the World Bank and from 2008 to 2015 served as co-Chair of Working Group III of the Intergovermental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

Associate Professor Jotzo is Deputy Director of the ANU Crawford School of Public Policy, and Director of the Centre for Climate Economics and Policy. He is a lead author of the IPCC 5th Assessment Report. He was a senior advisor to Australia’s Garnaut Climate Change Review, an advisor to Indonesia’s Minister of Finance and the World Bank.

You can catch up with all 11 Policy Forum podcasts so far on iTunes and Stitcher. If you like what you hear please give us a review on iTunes and help us get the word out.

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