A Green Hope? Post-Mortem on the Australian Election | Prof Kate Crowley, PhD (Public Policy Expert)
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Kate Crowley is Associate Professor of Public and Environmental Policy at the University of Tasmania. She is widely published on green politics and environmental policy and has chaired advisory councils such as the Tasmanian Environment Industry Council, the Tasmanian Climate Action Council and the University of Tasmania's Board of Graduate Research. Her books include Australian Environmental Policy: Studies in decline and devolution (with Ken Walker) (1999); Minority government: The Liberal Green experience in Tasmania (2012); Environmental policy failure: The Australian story (2012)(with Ken ..read more
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Artisanal Mining: The Hidden Cost of the Green Transition | Rob Karpati
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Rob Karpati is a long-term finance leader in multi-national corporate environments. Focusing on strategic transformation and on global process optimization over a 30+ year career, Rob's strength has been integrating complex end-to-end processes in ways that optimize value across multiple stakeholders. Using Finance as a business improvement ‘activator’, Rob has worked cross-culturally and cross-regionally in bringing together diverse stakeholders toward common perspectives on overall value. Links ___________________  Contact: utopiaisnow2020@gmail.com  Rob Karpati: https://www.linke ..read more
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Western Fundamentalism: Are We Growth Fundamentalists? | Prof. Gordon Menzies, PhD
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Gordon Menzies obtained a (First Class) Honours degree from the University of New England in 1985. He won the Robert Jones Prize for the best Masters student at the Australian National University in 1997, and he won a Commonwealth Scholarship to undertake doctoral studies at Oxford University over 1998 to 2001. Prior to joining the University of Technology Sydney in 2003 he was 'in the room' of policymakers during the transformation of the Australian economy by the Hawke-Keating governments. From 1986 until 2003, he was an economist at the Reserve Bank of Australia.  Links ______________ ..read more
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Climate Finance & The Australian Election | Feat. Tim Buckley (Energy & Finance Expert)
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Director of Energy Finance Studies (Australia/South Asia), Tim Buckley has 25 years of financial market experience covering the Australian, Asian and global equity markets from both a buy and sell-side perspective. Tim was a top-rated equity research analyst and has covered most sectors of the Australian economy. For many years, Tim was a managing director, head of equity research at Citigroup, as well as co-managing director of Arkx Investment Management P/L, a global listed clean energy investment company that was jointly owned by management and Westpac Banking Group.  Links __________ ..read more
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Business in a Post-Growth World | Prof. Donnie Maclurcan, PhD
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Donnie Maclurcan Ph.D. leads the Post Growth Institute, an international organization exploring how we thrive within ecological limits. Believing purpose-driven enterprise is at the heart of a healthy market economy, he has consulted to over 500 not-for-profit projects and businesses, across 32 countries. His own initiatives include leading the development of the Offers and Needs Market, the Post Growth Fellowship, the Post Growth Alliance, Free Money Day, the (En)Rich List, the Not for Profit Way training, and the globally active #postgrowth hashtag. Affiliate Professor of Economics at Southe ..read more
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What Art & Music Can Teach us about Innovation | Feat. Michael Hendrix
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Michael Hendrix is an American graphic designer and entrepreneur. He is also the Partner and the Global Design Director of IDEO, a leading design consulting firm, where he practices brand strategy, creative direction, and graphic design. Michael also teaches entrepreneurship at the Berklee College of Music, where is also a co-founder of the Open Music Initiative, a program of the Berklee Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship. Timestamps: 0:00 - Intro/Context 3:15 - Starting as an Artist 10:20 - Listening to find Artistic Inspiration 18:05 - Communication 26:16 - Collaboration ..read more
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Crisis and Disaster Communication | Prof. Jacqui Ewart, PhD
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Professor Jacqui Ewart was a journalist and media manager for more than a decade. She has worked as an academic for the past 25 years. Professor Jacqui Ewart's research focuses on communication across various phases of disasters and the involvement of politicians in disasters. She also researches news media representations of various minority groups including Muslims and Indigenous Australians.  Links  ___________________  Contact: utopiaisnow2020@gmail.com  Jacqui Ewart: https://experts.griffith.edu.au/18772... Jacqui's Twitter: @jacquiewart  Spotify: https://spoti.fi ..read more
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The Myth of Perpetual Economic Growth | Prof. James Hope-Ward, PhD
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Professor James Hope-Ward (PhD) is the current Dean of Programs for STEM at the University of South Australia (UniSA). James has a mixed background in civil engineering and environmental science, putting himself under the broad heading of "environmental engineering". At UniSA, James coordinates two courses relating to hydraulics and environmental modeling. His research involves the study of big-picture sustainability problems such as the limits to the planet’s energy supplies, climate change and economic growth.      Timestamps  ____________________  0:00 - James’s Sto ..read more
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The Myth of Perpetual Economic Growth | Prof.James Hope-Ward, PhD
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Professor James Hope-Ward (PhD) is the current Dean of Programs for STEM at the University of South Australia (UniSA). James has a mixed background in civil engineering and environmental science, putting himself under the broad heading of "environmental engineering". At UniSA, James coordinates two courses relating to hydraulics and environmental modeling. His research involves the study of big-picture sustainability problems such as the limits to the planet’s energy supplies, climate change and economic growth.      Timestamps  ____________________  0:00 - James’s Sto ..read more
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How the Humanities Can Help Solve Problems | Feat. Prof Christian Madsbjerg (Founder of ReD Associates)
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Christian is the co-founder of management consultancy ReD Associates & Professor of Applied Humanities at The New School and Senior Partner in Red Associates. Christian's work is based on his interest in the practical application of the Human Sciences. Christian teaches philosophy at The New School in New York City and helps out in larger organizations as an advisor. Timestamps  ______________________  0:00 - Christian’s Story & His Heroes  13:44 - Heidegger, Technology & Nature  19:46 - How do we reconcile capitalist systems with the need to preserve the world ..read more
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