‘Australia’s most amazing economist’,and author of Requiem for a Species outlines the failures of humanity, the consequences of centuries of environmental hubris and makes the case for action… now.
Moderated by ABC Radio National’s Peter Mares.
Clive Hamilton (AM, FRSA) is Vice-Chancellor’s Chair and Professor of Public Ethics at the Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics, Charles Sturt University, in Canberra. He has been an academic visitor at the University of Oxford and Yale University. For 14 years until 2008 he was executive director of The Australia Institute. In 2012 he was appointed to the Climate Change Authority, the principal advisory body to the federal government on climate policy.
Peter Mares is an independent writer and researcher. He is a contributing editor for online magazine Inside Story and a senior moderator with The Cranlana Programme. Peter was a broadcaster with the ABC for twenty-five years, serving as a foreign correspondent based in Hanoi and presenting national radio programs. His latest book is Not Quite Australian: How Temporary Migration Is Changing the Nation.