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Part 1 | Part 2 The annual Lowy Lecture, a highlight on the Institute's calendar, is this year delivered by Marius Kloppers, the CEO and Executive Director of BHP Billiton. In...
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 In this Melbourne Conversations event, three experts discuss the many challenges in managing potential crises with our water supplies, potential fires and...
Part 1 | Part 2 At this Deakins 09 lecture, renowned international design thinker, Ezio Manzini explores the growing global wave of social innovation. Manzini describes social...
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 In this Melbourne Conversations event, three key speakers discuss how learning from past experiences and incorporating innovative future planning of cities...
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 (Question time)In this Melbourne Conversations event, three experts discuss the many challenges in managing potential crises with our water supplies,...
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 In this Melbourne Conversations event, three experts discuss the many challenges in managing potential crises with our water supplies, potential fires and...
Part 1 | Part 2 This illustrated lecture by Alasdair McGregor on the Griffin's architectural partnership launches the new biography he has authored entitled Grand Obsessions:...
Part 1 | Part 2 After Copenhagen, attention is moving away from the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and towards a new climate multilateralism, one...
Part 1 | Part 2 The arbitrary allocation of free emissions permits to trade-exposed industries will create economic distortions that have global ramifications. Without an effective...
"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...
Part 1 | Part 2After Copenhagen, attention is moving away from the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and towards a new climate multilateralism, one...
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 Michael Oppenheimer was a Lead Author on the Third and Fourth Assessment reports of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and is one of...
Part 1 | Part 2 At this Melbourne Conversations event, experts highlight the potential threats and disruption to our society imposed by infection in a changing environment, and...
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 Phillip Adams, host of ABC RN's Late Night Live, guides a discussion about the ethics of food production and consumption today, about the need to consider the...
Part 1 | Part 2Phillip Adams, host of ABC RN's Late Night Live, guides a discussion about the ethics of food production and consumption today, about the need to consider the...
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...
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...

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