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Dr Martin Parkinson on the Need for a Carbon Tax
The carbon tax debate is amping up ahead of Julia Gillard’s announcement of the long-awaited carbon tax specifics, to be broadcast nationally on Sunday night. Gillard has said that almost 70% of households will be compensated.
The government’s chief economic adviser, treasury secretary Dr Martin Parkinson (pictured), is on the record as a supporter of a carbon tax. He succeeded Ken Henry in the…
Flannery’s Classic Keynote
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As Prof Tim Flannery releases Here on Earth, it’s the perfect time to re-visit his keynote address at the Alfred Deakin Lecture series. Flannery challenges the popular perceptions of Darwin’s evolution and asks why our planet is our highest priority.
The Wheeler Centre
How on Earth: Christiana Figueres and Ross Garnaut on Climate Solutions Now
Michael Williams on Climate Change Fatigue
Working as Head of Programming for the Wheeler Centre has brought its surprises, its challenges and its learning curves, but perhaps none as pronounced as working on the 2010 Alfred Deakin Lecture series. Under the guidance of Curator Tim Flannery and Strategic Director Nick Rowley, I’ve been introduced to a whole (dare I say it brave) new world of people working to improve their…
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