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Part 1 | Part 2 Speaking at the University of Sydney, scientist, engineer and entrepeneur Saul Griffith lays out the energy requirements of a single person in a developed country -...
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3At this crucial juncture in the world's response to climate change, Australia's most prominent environmentalist Tim Flannery speaks to leading...
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3At this crucial juncture in the world's response to climate change, Australia's most prominent environmentalist Tim Flannery speaks to leading...
"The Australian of course is the worst media centre of climate scepticism - consistently, systematically, maliciously... But I have to say over the past year I've noticed...
In this Climate Series conversation, one of the nation's leading water experts Mike Young talks to Age environment reporter Adam Morton about water in a time of climate...
Part 1 | Part 2 In this conversation filmed at the Ideas Festival (Brisbane) eminent scientist and climate change expert Prof Ian Lowe discusses the difficult path to...
Part 1 | Part 2In this conversation filmed at the Ideas Festival (Brisbane) eminent scientist and climate change expert Prof Ian Lowe discusses the difficult path to sustainability...
In the first of SlowTV's Climate Series conversations, David Karoly talks to Age environment reporter Adam Morton in considerable detail about the latest scientific findings...
According to Professor Marc Mangel, one of the great challenges of this century is to answer the question: How do we bring first class basic science to bear on important applied...
The global threat from nuclear weapons is growing, yet so too is a new international push for nuclear disarmament. In this lecture from the Lowy Institute's Distinguished...
In this Climate Series conversation, Warwick McKibbin talks to Age environment reporter Adam Morton about the economics of climate change mitigation. They discuss the advantages...
Two of Australia's leading public intellectuals, Robert Manne and Tim Flannery, engage in a compelling discussion about climate change. Flannery, author of the recent...
At this Wednesday Lunch at Lowy, Ralph Ashton, Fellow in the Climate and Energy Program at The Australian National University and Warwick McKibbin, Lowy Institute Professorial...
The Lowy Institute plays host to The Grand Chief, Rt. Hon Sir Michael Somare GCMG CH, Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea. He discusses the urgency with which the Pacific and the...
The Lowy Institute plays host to The Grand Chief, Rt. Hon Sir Michael Somare GCMG CH, Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea. He discusses the urgency with which the Pacific and the...
Part 1 | Part 2 In this public lecture at the Global Change Institute (UQ), Naomi Oreskes sheds light on the organised and institutional forces that developed into the climate...
Part 1 | Part 2 ABC journalist Fran Kelly facilitates a diverse panel of leaders from the science, agriculture, community and policy sectors debating the question, How do we feed...
Climate change is real and a significant challenge facing humanity. In this event in the Lowy Institute’s Distinguished Speaker Series, Bjørn Lomborg, a renowned and...

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