The Gas Fallacy: why we need a renewable led recovery for our climate, health and economy, held on 15 September 2020, with a panel comprising: Professor Penny Sackett, Professor at the Climate Change Institute, ANU and formerly Australia’s Chief Scientist; Dr George Crisp, a GP and Committee Member, Doctors for the Environment Western Australia; and Mark Ogge, Principal Advisor and gas expert at the Australia Institute; moderated by Esther Abram.
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Big New Gas, Big Mistake, held on 18 May 2021, with speakers: Nick Milyari Fitzpatrick, Vanyuwa man from Borroloola; Maggie Wood, Campaign Director, WA Conservation Council; Bill Hare, Adjunct Professor to Murdoch University, CEO of Climate Analytics. Sue Dwyer from Climate for Change guided a writing session to federal MPs.
Australia’s Low Carbon Opportunity: Q&A with Professor Ross Garnaut (in partnership with the Australian Conservation Foundation), held on 1 December 2020. Professor Garnaut spoke to the ideas in Superpower: Australia’s low-carbon opportunity and present the themes in his forthcoming book Reset: Restoring Australia after the Pandemic Recession to show how the COVID-19 crisis offers Australia the opportunity to reset its economy and build a successful future – and why the old approaches will not work.
Offshore Gas webinar: The Whale in the room for Australian Governments
You would be shocked if you knew the enormous scale of some offshore gas exploration and development projects awaiting approval in Australia. The risk these projects pose to marine life, human beings, communities, the environment and climate is dire, and yet many are likely to go ahead unless we can shine a spotlight on them and the current defective state of government approval processes.