My Honours dissertation proved that directors of five Australian fossil fuel corporations had contravened several criminal sections of the Corporations Act, by their conduct in relation to climate change, and that they could be sentenced to jail, receive hefty personal fines, and be disqualified from holding directorships of Australian companies Read more…
Climate Change: Managing the Unavoidable, Avoiding the Unmanageable was the topic of the sold-out 2020 Flinders University Investigator Lecture. The annual lecture is an important part of Flinders University’s public education program and contribution to the cultural life of South Australia. The keynote speaker of the evening was one of Read more…
Geostrategic Futures in the Southern Ocean and Antarctica: Workshop and professional development opportunity
As part of its Geostrategic Futures project, CASPR is bringing together defence experts, scientists, academics, policymakers and decisionmakers to consider the strategic, political, scientific, economic and environmental challenges for managing Antarctic territories.
I am inspired by critical pedagogies, informal education models and I enjoy experimenting with teaching styles that promote democratic dialogue and independent enquiry rather than me delivering another monologue. With these things in mind, I decided to create a publicly available podcast as the central piece of content for the new unit. In my last episode, I interviewed Cassandra Star about climate justice and environmental security.
The event brings together policy practitioners and Australia’s leading scholars of environmental, energy and resource policy in order to map out the historical and contemporary challenges and possibilities for governing sustainably. The workshop addresses the past, present and future of environmental governance
I was amazed by the scale of China’s renewable energy development. At the same time, I was astonished how much renewable energy was wasted. It was a sad thing to see wind farms closed with turbines standing still like an army of petrified warriors, quiet and lifeless, staring empty at the passing gales.