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Everything Is Connected: Science, AI, And Democracy

Everything Is Connected: Science, AI, And Democracy

By Tim Hollo October 27, 2017

Traversing the way the internet has impacted on democratic discourses, how giant capitalist monopolies have begun to take control and challenge the basis of democracy, how technology changes the way we work and interact, and how commercialisation of research challenges public good science, this was a fabulous conversation. Panel members…

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Green Institute Conference - Brendan Mackey

Everything Is Connected: Brendan Mackey’s Plenary Presentation

By Tim Hollo October 27, 2017

Professor Brendan Mackey is the Director of the Griffith Climate Change Response Program and specialises in the interactions between climate change, biodiversity and land use, sustainable development and the science and policy of ecosystem-based adaptation and mitigation and related public policy issues. Prof Mackey’s keynote presentation, entitled The breath of…

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National Energy Guarantee

Guaranteeing What, Exactly?

By Tim Hollo October 17, 2017

Today, Malcolm Turnbull and Josh Frydenberg announced another iteration in the climate policy fiasco – a National Energy Guarantee, scrapping support for renewable energy. It is a policy specifically designed to extend the life of coal fired power stations and slow the growth of renewable energy. Can we talk…

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What Do We Mean By “Everything Is Connected”?

By Tim Hollo October 11, 2017

With our conference now a little over two weeks away (get your tickets now, people, before they sell out!), I thought it would be a good time to quickly talk a little more about what we mean by its title: Everything is Connected. The idea of the whole conference is…

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