The Politics of Climate Change
Climate change has long been stymied in politics but this panel discussion asks our politicians for leadership and action.
Former leader of the Federal Opposition Malcolm Turnbull, Labor MP Mark Dreyfus, leader of the Tasmanian Greens Nick McKim and the UK’s High Commissioner to Australia Baroness Valerie Amos look at how we can translate talk into action.
Mark Dreyfus QC, MP is the Federal Member for Isaacs and Chair of the Australian Labor Party’s National Policy Committee.
Malcolm Turnbull is the federal member for Wentworth. He is also former Minister for Environment and Water Resources and former leader of the Federal Opposition.
Panel Member: Nick McKim became the Leader of the Tasmanian Greens in 2008, and his portfolio responsibilities include Treasury and Employment, Climate Change, Attorney-General and Justice, Education, and Economic Development.
Baroness Valerie Amos is the British High Commissioner to Australia.
Born in Melbourne in 1956, Tim Flannery is a writer, scientist and explorer. He has written many award-winning books including The Future Eaters, Throwim Way Leg and Country.