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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...
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 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...
Our bodies evolved to allow our ancestors the best chance of survival as hunter-gatherers. Our brains, on the other hand, have allowed us to develop complex societies, cultures,...
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...
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...
Part 1 | Part 2Speaking at the Sydney Writers' Festival, Rick Smith and Bruce Lourie talk to Anton Enus (SBS) about their findings on the prevalence of toxic chemicals in our...
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...
Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 Effective climate policy must affect decisions as apparently disparate as energy, economics, transport, infrastructure, investment and the environment. And...
Part 1 | Part 2Twenty years ago, in The End of Nature, Bill McKibben offered one of the earliest warnings about global warming. Those warnings went mostly unheeded; now, he argues,...

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