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STEVE POSSELT – THE CLIMATE WARRIOR

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AWARENESS  EDUCATION AND ADVENTURER Steve Posselt is a climate warrior, adventurer and a man on a mission. Steve is a 67-year-old civil and water engineer, adventurer, and grandfather. He is driven by his passion to raise awareness of climate chaos and its impact on our daily lives. Steve is a Fellow of ‘Engineers Australia’ and […]

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A VISIONARY CLIMATE COMMUNICATOR

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A VISIONARY CLIMATE COMMUNICATOR Meet the man behind one of the most successful awareness initiatives in the climate action movement. Mik Aidt is an Educator, Communicator, Climate Emergency Activist and one of the original founders of the movement to declare a climate emergency. He is an Australian citizen with Danish heritage, who in 2013 founded […]

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Shifting the Paradigm – REGENERATE 2020 Workshop

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Embedded Complexity and Vulnerability The recent pandemic which has killed hundreds of thousands of people across the globe over recent months is an example of the vulnerability and risks we face in our current highly complex civilization and economy. The virus has interrupted global supply chains, decimated hundreds of thousands of businesses, increased unemployment to […]

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No food, no fuel, no phones: bushfires showed we’re only ever one step from system collapse

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No food, no fuel, no phones: bushfires showed we’re only ever one step from system collapse Anthony Richardson, RMIT University   This summer’s bushfires were not just devastating events in themselves. More broadly, they highlighted the immense vulnerability of the systems which make our contemporary lives possible. The fires cut road access, which meant towns […]

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Disaster hits small business in many ways. We need a national strategy to help them adapt

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Disaster hits small business in many ways. We need a national strategy to help them adapt Author Samantha Sharpe  Research Director, Institute for Sustainable Futures, University of Technology Sydney Flooding in Lismore NSW When the central business district of Lismore was flooded in 2017, every small business owner in the northern New South Wales town had a decision […]

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The new normal

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The new normal will be something that we think is normal, but will be totally abnormal… “At this juncture, however, the impact on the broader economy and financial markets of the problems in the subprime market seems likely to be contained. In particular, mortgages to prime borrowers and fixed-rate mortgages to all classes of borrowers […]

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Benefits of Building Resilience for Organisations and Communities

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The Benefits of Building Resilience for Organisations and Communities Article by: Andrew Martin author of, Rethink… Your World, Your Future and Director of Rethink Consult Resilience has become a buzzword, with civic organisations, think tanks, community groups, corporations and local business addressing potential risks. A system is said to be resilient if it has the capacity […]

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Transitioning Engineering to a Low Carbon Future…

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Transition Engineering to a Low Carbon Future… Dr Susan Krumdieck author of Transition Engineering – Building a Sustainable Future University of Canterbury (UC) mechanical engineering Professor Susan Krumdieck, pioneer in the emerging field of Transition Engineering, has written the world’s first book on engineering the carbon downshift, including tackling the huge issues of climate change […]