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FOOD

Small is beautiful in food systems where people matter

Tuesday 24 March 2015

Posted By Alana Mann

The strength of smallholder agriculture is eroded by lack of investment in local food value chains and blind faith in the open global market economy, writes Alana Mann.

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FOOD

Thinking local isn’t enough when it comes to food and climate change

Tuesday 17 March 2015

Posted By Bill Prtichard and John Duncan

Bill Pritchard and John Duncan on some of the challenges facing the food system in India, and why India is the canary in the coal mine for climate change and food.

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SNCCS

Australia’s Intergenerational Report: the budget has a new blue ribbon

Friday 06 March 2015

Posted By Christine Winter

Christine Winter discusses whether the 2015 Intergenerational Report does enough to consider the environmental challenges facing future generations

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FOOD

How to go off-grid with Beverley Exley

Tuesday 03 March 2015

Posted By Steve Doo

PhD candidate Steve Doo speaks to Beverley Exley about going off-grid, polyface farming and why she ditched urban life to live sustainably.

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HfE Observatory

Report from Underwater Worlds: Bringing the Reef into view

Tuesday 24 February 2015

Posted By Killian Quigley

Killian Quigley recounts his experience visiting the Reef for the first time as part of the Underwater Worlds Project.

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HARN

Carbon hoofprints: should we have a vegetarian campus?

Thursday 12 February 2015

Posted By Fiona Probyn-Rapsey

Following the University of Sydney's latest commitment to reducing the uni's carbon footprint, Fiona Probyn-Rapsey asks us to consider the environmental impacts of our diet.

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HARN

Indian street dogs and the Minding Animals conference

Tuesday 03 February 2015

Posted By Fiona Probyn-Rapsey

Fiona Probyn-Rapsey recounts her experience at the Minding Animals 3 conference in New Delhi, India where she was inspired to think about animal rights in Australia by seeing the local dogs.

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BERN

Risky Business: Corporate constructions of climate change risk

Tuesday 27 January 2015

Posted By Christopher Wright

Christopher Wright asks how organisations really think about the ways climate change will pose risks for their businesses.

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FOOD

What’s wrong with Climate-Smart Agriculture?

Tuesday 20 January 2015

Posted By Alana Mann

‘Climate-smart’ agriculture is the latest green-wash according to the world’s largest social movement of small-scale farmers, writes Alana Mann.

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POLITICS

Will Joe Hockey’s great-grandkids thank him?

Tuesday 13 January 2015

Posted By Christine Winter

Christine Winter takes a look at intergenerational justice and asks "what will future generations think of today's politicians?"

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