Archive: Oct 2017

Everything is Connected: Stephen Healy plenary on The Commons

By Tim Hollo October 28, 2017

Stephen Healy is a senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Culture and Society, University of Western Sydney and a recent arrival to Australia. He has a Doctorate in Geography and his research focuses on community-based approaches to sustainable economic development. Dr Healy’s presentation to the plenary, entitled The Commons: what, why…

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Everything is Connected: Kate Raworth on Doughnut Economics

By Tim Hollo October 28, 2017

Kate Raworth is a renegade economist focused on exploring the economic mindset needed to address the 21st century’s social and ecological challenges, and is the creator of the Doughnut theory of social and planetary boundaries. She is a Senior Visiting Research Associate at Oxford University’s Environmental Change Institute. Kate’s plenary…

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Everything is Connected: Racism and Prejudice

By Tim Hollo October 27, 2017

This was a deeply moving and powerful panel session entitled “Systemic approaches to racism and prejudice”. Panel members were: Racism and prejudice panel: Tim Hollo (chair), Tim Lo Surdo, Rachael Jacobs, Rosanne Bersten Lidia Thorpe: Lidia is a Gunnai-Gunditjmara woman who [was at the time] the Greens candidate in the by-election…

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Everything is Connected: Brendan Mackey plenary presentation

By Tim Hollo October 27, 2017

Professor Brendan Mackey is the Director of the Griffith Climate Change Response Program and specialises in the interactions between climate change, biodiversity and land use, sustainable development and the science and policy of ecosystem-based adaptation and mitigation and related public policy issues. Prof Mackey’s keynote presentation, entitled The breath of…

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National Energy Guarantee

Guaranteeing What, Exactly?

By Tim Hollo October 17, 2017

Today, Malcolm Turnbull and Josh Frydenberg announced another iteration in the climate policy fiasco – a National Energy Guarantee, scrapping support for renewable energy. It is a policy specifically designed to extend the life of coal fired power stations and slow the growth of renewable energy. Can we talk…

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What Do We Mean By “Everything Is Connected”?

By Tim Hollo October 11, 2017

With our conference now a little over two weeks away (get your tickets now, people, before they sell out!), I thought it would be a good time to quickly talk a little more about what we mean by its title: Everything is Connected. The idea of the whole conference is…

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