Climate Change Burden or Responsibility?

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Transcript Climate Change Burden or Responsibility?

Where is the tree with the low hanging fruit?
Sustainable Business Australia
Arek Sinanian
Australia-Pacific Technical Executive, Climate Change
Here it is! The Australian MACC (
ClimateWorks Aust)
Energy efficiency in industry, commercial buildings &
transport
Revenue positive (cost negative)
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Represent more than 25% of the identified 249 Mt
CO2e
Road transport MACC study (Qld)
Energy efficiency in industry
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Life cycle assessment
Product design, technology and materials
Material & inventory management
Supply chain
Process optimisation
Management systems
Operating procedures
Staff training
Energy and water efficiency
Waste minimisation
Energy in a life cycle - what’s in a packet of chips?
• Potatoes (68 g)
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Water to grow them
Fertilisers, soil conditioners, insecticides
Fuel to harvest
Fuel to transport
Packaging for transport
Water for Washing (250L/T)
Energy for cutting and conveyors
• Sunflower Oil For Frying (32 g)
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Water to grow them
Fertilisers, soil conditioners, insecticides
Fuel to harvest
Fuel to process
Fuel to transport
Packaging
What’s in a packet of chips (Cont.)?
• Energy for washing, frying, cutting, packaging
• Salt (1 g)
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Fuel for extraction
Water for washing
Fuel for drying
Fuel for Transport
• Packaging material (8 g)
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Fuel for manufacturing plastic film (from crude oil)
Energy for processing aluminium from bauxite
Fuel for drawing of aluminium into wire
Energy for producing printing ink
• Fuel and energy for manufacturing cardboard packaging
and labelling
• Fuel for transportation of final product
The driving (global) forces
• Peak oil
• Energy security
• Climate change as it affects business
• Renewable energy ($185b in 2010 – 26% increase on 2009)*
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Solar thermal
Hydro
Solar PV
Wind
Wave
Geothermal
• Potential trade barriers
• Intellectual property
• Emissions trading and offsets
* $US11.5b was spent in China’s clean energy technology in the 2
quarter of 2010 – 72% increase on
previous quarter. Daewoo aims to source 1/3 of its revenue ($US7.5b) from wind energy by 2020 . . . . .
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The inevitable future
Clean Industrial
Revolution
Extended Industrial
Revolution
Global
Economic
Growth
Global
Greenhouse
Emissions
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Today
Adapted from Dr Ben McNeil’s presentation and the book “The Clean Industrial Revolution”
2050
Dupont’s CEO Gary Pfeiffer said some years ago:
“Dupont has reduced its environmental footprint by 60%,
and increased its shareholder value by 340%
Can I prove that those two facts are correlated?
No
Do I have any doubt they’re correlated?
No”
The train has left the station . . .
Darling, did
you pack
your
swimmers?
Thank You
Arek Sinanian
[email protected]
(02) 9272 5075