Speech at the Public Sector Innovation Awards

Innovation in the public service Speech at the Public Sector Innovation Awards ** Check against delivery ** Introduction Thank you Gordon and good afternoon everyone. I had the pleasure of working with Gordon in my capacity as Minister for the Environment. And after almost three years working together, I had hoped on taking up my…

NATIONAL STATEMENT SIGNING OF THE PARIS CLIMATE CHANGE AGREEMENT

Secretary-General, Excellencies, ladies and gentlemen. Climate change is real, significant and important. It is one of the great modern challenges for  the world. The Paris Agreement is therefore a profoundly important milestone. It is a turning point in the  transition to a lower emissions economy.  It builds on the landmark Dubai Pathway under the Montreal…

World Government Summit Speech – Dubai

** Check against delivery ** 1. Introduction Your Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, Your Excellencies, ladies and gentlemen… A-salaam-u-alaykum. Let me begin with a heartfelt thank you, and in particular I thank both His Highness Sheikh Mohammed and Thomson Reuters for this award. On…

Speech to Future of Energy Conference Q&A With Kobad Bhavnagri

E&OE…. Topics: climate change, Paris climate summit, renewable energy KOBAD BHAVNAGRI: So Minister Hunt, firstly thank you very much for making the long trip to Shanghai. I realise that it was quite a detour on your busy travel schedule. Is there a specific message that you are looking to bring to Asia? GREG HUNT: Sure,…

Speech to Bloomberg New Energy Finance: Future of Energy Conference

Speech to Bloomberg New Energy Finance: Future of Energy Conference Shanghai, China *** Check against delivery *** Introduction I am delighted to be here today at the Future of Energy Summit hosted by Bloomberg New Energy Finance. Australia and China have a strong and enduring relationship that is helping advance renewable energy technologies, emissions reductions and…

Paper to Greenhouse 2015 Conference: Atmosphere, Oceans and Air

Introduction Good morning. It is a pleasure to speak today at the GREENHOUSE 2015 conference. Today I would like to discuss the broad international context for climate change action as we countdown to Paris, how Australia is playing its part with our policies to cut domestic emissions, and how scientific research will continue to be…

Doorstop Melbourne

E&OE…. Topics: Emissions Reduction Fund, Renewable Energy Target, ozone and synthetic greenhouse gas reductions, Carmichael mine JOURNALIST: You mentioned that there was a downgrade of the BAU… GREG HUNT: …there will be a revised adjustment put out before Paris. JOURNALIST: Could you give us any indication of what… GREG HUNT: Hasn't been finished yet. JOURNALIST:…

Speech – 2nd Emissions Reduction Fund Summit

Practical actions to reduce emissions without increasing electricity prices *** Check against delivery *** Introduction Thank you for the introduction and good morning. I would very much like to thank Peter Castellas for the invitation to speak today. But more than that, I would like to acknowledge the very substantial contribution he has made in…