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Environment

Simran Sethi is an award-winning journalist, strategist and educator who teaches and reports on sustainability, environmentalism and social change. At Adelaide Festival of Ideas, she discusses the loss of biodiversity in our food system.
Jason Drew is a serial entrepreneur, passionate environmentalist and futurist who argues that industrial revolution is over and the sustainability revolution has begun. He is speaking at the Creative Innovation 2013 conference
Australia's best science communicators come together to explore the challenges of relaying complex and important scientific information to the wider community
Clive Hamilton, author of Earthmasters, asks the question: What would it mean for humans to mould nature as a whole, to make the Earth itself into an artefact designed to suit our needs?
Those of us who live on the island of Australia can’t help but be influenced by its unique landscape. Malcolm Knox, Kathryn Heyman and Ian Hoskins discuss understanding Australia through the nature and history of its land.
Part 1 | Part 2 In this Climate Series conversation, exclusive to SlowTV, leading environmental and resource economist Frank Jotzo speaks to Age environment reporter Adam Morton...
Part 1 | Part 2The two towering achievements of modern physics are quantum theory and Einstein’s general theory of relativity. Together, they explain virtually everything...
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3This panel looks at the effects of the GFC on energy policy, prices and security, in the context of the need to reach a global climate change deal atthe...
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3This panel looks at the effects of the GFC on energy policy, prices and security, in the context of the need to reach a global climate change deal atthe...
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3This panel looks at the effects of the GFC on energy policy, prices and security, in the context of the need to reach a global climate change deal at the...
Dr Patrick Lane (Forest and Ecosystem Science, University of Melbourne) discusses the complex effects and implications of bushfires on the already fragile water ecology. He...
Part 1 | Part 2Australian settlers found themselves confronted by a ‘death-like silence’ which refused to yield to their colonial ambitions. The land was too dry. In...
Part 1 | Part 2 Australian settlers found themselves confronted by a ‘death-like silence’ which refused to yield to their colonial ambitions. The land was too dry. In...
In this talk, climate expert David Karoly lays out the likely future climate change scenarios - and how dependent they are on human actions now - while presenting the latest...
'By any measure we have the worst mammal extinction rate in the world... There is a mass crash in mammal populations occurring as we speak'. Hugh Possingham (Professor of...
Part 1 | Part 2In this Key Thinkers (University of Melbourne) lecture, David Young looks at the life and work of Charles Darwin. Amidst the many recent celebrations of...
Part 1 | Part 2In this Climate Series conversation, exclusive to SlowTV, leading environmental and resource economist Frank Jotzo speaks to Age environment reporter Adam Morton...

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