Hope, at last? Prospects for the planet after Paris.

Cilve Hamilton and Liz Conor talk to Robert Manne about prospects after the 2015 Paris Climate Summit.

Date/time: Thursday 17 March, 6.15-7.45pm
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Hope, at last? Prospects for the planet after Paris.

The speakers

Clive Hamilton - Professor of Public Ethics at the Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics, and a member of the Australian Government's Climate Change Authority. He was also Executive Director of The Australia Institute until 2008, a progressive think tank he founded. The author of three seminal books on climate change, Scorcher, Requiem for a Species and Earth Masters, he is one of Australia's most respected, penetrating and courageous commentators on global warming.

Robert Manne - Robert Manne is Emeritus Professor of politics and Vice-Chancellor's Fellow at La Trobe University. A leading public intellectual and commentator, he is the author of In Denial, Left, Right, Left, and Making Trouble. Recently he has published influential essays on the papal encyclical on the environment and on humanity's failure to rise to the challenge of change.

Dr Liz Conor (Chair) - Future Fellow at La Trobe University. She is the author of Skin Deep: Settler Impressions of Aboriginal Women and The Spectacular Modern Woman: Feminine Visibility in the 1920s and the editor of the scholarly journal Aboriginal History. Liz is co-founder of ClimActs and a community campaigner, who attended the Paris climate conference.