AHRI
MEDIA, JOBS & RESOURCES for the COMMON GOOD
NEWS  |  Communities

Podcast: Green Nation – The Fight Against Climate Change


Tuesday, 22nd November 2016 at 11:57 am
Ellie Cooper, Journalist
Climate change has been described as the most difficult problem human society has ever faced. But in the face of influential vested interests and governments that seem slow to respond, the social sector plays a vital role.


Tuesday, 22nd November 2016
at 11:57 am
Ellie Cooper, Journalist


0 Comments


FREE SOCIAL
SECTOR NEWS

 Print
Podcast: Green Nation – The Fight Against Climate Change
Tuesday, 22nd November 2016 at 11:57 am

Climate change has been described as the most difficult problem human society has ever faced. But in the face of influential vested interests and governments that seem slow to respond, the social sector plays a vital role.

Global warming is happening now from the bleaching of the Great Barrier Reef to bushfires to the mega-storm that caused a blackout across South Australia.

Leading scientists say there is no time to waste in saving the planet.

But Australia’s carbon footprint is anything but insignificant. We’re the world’s largest coal exporter, one of the world’s largest greenhouse gas emitters, and the largest emitter per person of any country in the developed world.

In The Fight Against Climate Change, the first episode of the Green Nation three-part series, Not for Podcast investigates the importance of civil society in agitating for change.

Featured in this episode:

  • Professor Will Steffen, climate change expert and researcher at the ANU, and a councilor at the Climate Council of Australia
  • Anika Molesworth, a farmer and climate change advocate currently undertaking a PhD in sustainable agriculture
  • Sara Bice, socio-political commentator from the University of Melbourne
  • Victoria McKenzie-McHarg, Australian Conservation Foundation climate change campaign manager, and the director of the board for the Climate Action Network Australia
  • Adam Black, senior campaigner on the Environmental Justice team for Get Up.

Ellie Cooper  |  Journalist  |  @ProBonoNews

Ellie Cooper is a journalist covering the social sector.


Got a story to share?

Got a news tip or article idea for Pro Bono News? Or perhaps you would like to write an article and join a growing community of sector leaders sharing their thoughts and analysis with Pro Bono News readers?

Get in touch at news@probonoaustralia.com.au

Get more stories like this

FREE SOCIAL
SECTOR NEWS

Write a Reply or Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *



YOU MAY ALSO LIKE

POPULAR

Man Battling Cancer and Centrelink Raises Social Media Storm

Paul Carter

Tuesday, 10th July 2018 at 12:42 pm

Shorten and Abbott Defend Catholics Against ACNC Probe

Luke Michael

Monday, 16th July 2018 at 4:25 pm

New Research Looks to Improve Disability Employment Rate

Luke Michael

Monday, 9th July 2018 at 2:35 pm

The NDIS: Why ‘Customer-Centricity’ Counts

Diana Ferner

Tuesday, 10th July 2018 at 3:21 pm

AHRI
pba inverse logo
Subscribe Twitter Facebook

Get the social sector's most essential news coverage. Delivered free to your inbox every Tuesday and Thursday morning.

You have Successfully Subscribed!