Episodes

Jan. 1, 2021

Part 2 | Violence in Environmental Activism - Learning from mistakes

This special 2-part miniseries is from a panel held as part of ARTS1241, Environmental Advocacy and Activism , from the University of New South Wales. Mark Rudd is a political organizer and an anti-war activist. He first burst onto the political landscape in the United States as a member, and ultimately the leader of the Columbia University chapter of Students for Democratic Society (known as SDS). SDS was the leading student anti-war social movement in the United States in the 1960s. Mark Rudd…

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Jan. 1, 2021

Part 1 | Violence in Environmental Activism - Learning from mistakes

This special 2-part miniseries is from a panel held as part of ARTS1241, Environmental Advocacy and Activism , from the University of New South Wales. Mark Rudd is a political organizer and an anti-war activist. He first burst onto the political landscape in the United States as a member, and ultimately the leader of the Columbia University chapter of Students for Democratic Society (known as SDS). SDS was the leading student anti-war social movement in the United States in the 1960s. Mark Rudd…

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Oct. 30, 2020

Climactic Live | 2020 Nancy Hillier Memorial Lecture

"The Long View on Environmental and Social Justice for Botany Bay: Interdisciplinary partnerships between UNSW and the community" This year's Hillier lecture will provide an opportunity to reflect on the past, present, and future of work on environmental and social justice issues in and around Botany Bay from the perspectives of researchers with the University of New South Wales. While UNSW and Council are partners in presenting the annual Hillier lecture, the interrelations between the communi…

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Sept. 24, 2020

Climactic Live | BZE - Fight for Planet A Panel

Beyond Zero Emissions is an independent Australian research organisation developing detailed plans for how Australia can develop a zero-carbon economy. Their most recent work includes the Million Jobs Plan and their Zero Carbon Communities platform. In September 2020, Beyond Zero Emissions hosted an online Discussion Group to follow up on the ABC's Fight For Planet A: Our Climate Challenge Their star-studded speakers list included comedian and documentary producer Craig Reucassel (who made Figh…

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Sept. 19, 2020

Climactic Live | PECAN, GECAN & BECAN - THE GAS FALLACY

THE GAS FALLACY: why we need a renewable led recovery for our climate, health and economy Event description Drought, floods and the recent catastrophic bushfires have brought home the reality of the climate crisis to Australia - the burning of fossil fuels is destroying our world. The Covid caused recession creates an opportunity to transition rapidly to renewables as part of economic recovery, but the federal government maintains a gas-led approach to recovery is necessary. This is despite the…

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Aug. 30, 2020

Climactic Live | Australia at Home - Body count: How climate change is killing us - Featuring Paddy Manning and Fiona Armstrong

Across Australia, there are more events about the climate crisis happening than one person can attend. And with events now digital, there’s even more available. Climactic Live adapts these events to audio, cutting the fluff and leaving the substance. Hear from Australia’s leading speakers, and grass roots voices, whenever and wherever you like. This episode is adapted from an event by Australia at Home - a lunchtime conversation with Paddy Manning , author of Body count: How climate change is k…

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Jan. 31, 2020

Climactic Live | Climate Emergency Cinema — MPavilion

This is one cinema with a difference! Powered by bicycles, the Climate Emergency Cinema invites you to experience a series of outdoor films at MPavilion celebrating the urgent grassroots action around climate change. Co-curated by the Transitions Film Festival and the Little Projector Company, the curated program of short films and award-winning feature documentaries will be introduced by leading thinkers and activists leading the climate emergency campaign here in Melbourne. You’ll even have t…

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