The ecosystem of start-ups and creativity leading to innovation and economic growth relies on a few key ingredients. Jessica Purbrick-Herbst from CRC for Spatial Information says we need a culture that accepts that innovation and disruption are mainstream business and not just buzzwords.
As our Climate Change forum comes to an end we hear from Gregory Mueller, who’s undertaking a Bachelor of Environment degree. Despite moments of despair that nobody cares what is going on, he still sees a glimpse of hope for a better future.
Not many people realise that one of most effective weapons against climate change is all around them. Brad Gray from Planet Ark explains how the use of responsibly sourced and certified wood as a building material can have a significant positive environmental influence.
Just over a month before the COP21, climate negotiations in Bonn were heated. So what does this mean about the level of success we could expect from the conference in Paris, where the successor agreement to the Kyoto Protocol is to be produced? Erwin Jackson, Deputy CEO of The Climate Institute, explains.
Former Prime Minister Tony Abbott declared while in office that coal was “good for humanity” and current Resources Minister Josh Frydenberg recently echoed the sentiment. Petra Liverani explains why renewable energy makes much more economic, environmental and democratic sense.
Scientists claim that if the Carmichael coal mine in Queensland will be built, it will devastate our climate, our Great Barrier Reef and groundwater. Sherryl Caulfield urges us to protest where we can and act now before it’s too late.