Must see TV: Have we been conned? Flannery, Garnaut, Hamilton and McKibben

Hat tip Big Buck Hunter.

An interesting conversation at the Sydney Writers Festival between Tim Flannery, Ross Garnaut, Clive Hamilton and Bill McKibben:

At this Sydney Writers’ Festival event highlight, ‘Have we been conned on climate change? An emergency Town Hall meeting’, four leading climate change thinkers address the devastating lack of political leadership on the issue of climate change in Australia.

Environmentalist Tim Flannery (The Weather Makers), economist and author of the Garnaut Report Ross Garnaut, academic/writer/public intellectual Clive Hamilton (Requiem for a Species) and US journalist and activist Bill McKibben (Eaarth) speak frankly and passionately about what needs to be done and where the political system has failed.

Well worth watching.

One thought on “Must see TV: Have we been conned? Flannery, Garnaut, Hamilton and McKibben

  1. […] strange little skirmishes also encourages the one thing that they endeavour to achieve; inaction. Political will may be weak (Rudd’s collapse in popularity arguably demonstrates a general climate concern within […]

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