Passing the carbon price through the Senate is a victory, but there is plenty yet to be done. AAP Image/Alan Porritt At long last, the Gillard Government’s carbon price is law. On July 1 next year, approximately 500 of our biggest companies will start paying… Read more
Julia Gillard’s proposal to hold a Citizens’ Assembly on climate change has been scorned but maybe it has some merit?
Nice piece by Carolyn Hendriks on the role of Citizens’ Assemblies. The Gillard Government might need to be careful what they wish for – the community consensus might be for far stronger action than they would find palatable.
An article on World Wide Views on Global Warming, reposted from here. On 26 September 2009, World Wide Views on Global Warming held a groundbreaking series of global citizen consultations. For the first time, ordinary people around the world came together to express their views… Read more
Photo: Suzanne Cronan Here’s the audio of an interview I did about the World Wide Views on Global Warming project for Radio National’s Future Tense program. I was joined by two of the participants and it was really interesting to hear what they had to… Read more
Here’s the documentary that the Institute for Sustainable Futures has put together about the World Wide Views on Global Warming event that we were involved in. For more, see www.wwviews.org.au.