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Big Issues - the hands on the rudder

The first in a two-part special...…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Coal? It's like paying someone to be a prick!

The Prime Minister of Australia Kevin Rudd has promised the coal industry $1.2 Billion dollars in compensation before the Australian emissions trading scheme is finalised. Seem a bit ridiculous? That's what Greenpeace Australia thought, so they teamed up with Andrew Hansen from the social commentary spoof show The Chaser's War on Everything to create a campaign calling Mr Rudd to reduce the handout.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Deemed dispensible

We allow animal species, languages and customs die out at our peril.…

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Australia's nuclear option

Will the world ever muster the momentum to ban nuclear weapons?Australia's Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has decided to have a jolly goodstab at it. .…

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International arms trade fair comes to Adelaide, Australia

I just had news that my lovely home-town solar city of Adelaide, Australia will be the venue for the next Asia Pacific Defence Security Exhibition.…

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Temperatures Rising

The privatization of public health systems Radio New Internationalist has just landed in Dublin to join one of the leading lights in Irish community radio - Jack Byrne from NEAR FM - as he reports on a pressing public interest issue: plans to privatize his country's public health system. Ireland - like so many other countries around the world - is preparing to follow the health system operating in the United States. Yet the health outcomes of the US-system are horrendous.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Dreaming of a Fair Trade Christmas

This week, as the holiday shopping season gets into full swing, we examine some of the impacts our consumption patterns have on people and planet. We take a look at some of the food we eat, the clothes we wear and what gadgets we use and ask whether 'ethical shopping' is a way out of the quagmire. Today's co-host is New Internationalist co-editor Jess Worth who's done some research into the ethical shopping sector and has found that all is not as simple as it seems at first glance.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Too much hot air

Australians are, collectively, some of theworst greenhouse gas emitters in the world. And the cows aren't helping.…

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Climate 2030 - 12-part free seminar series in Adelaide, Australia

Hosted by the Research Institute forClimate Change and Sustainability, this series will explore theanticipated impacts of global climate change and strategies formitigation and adaptation.The seminars will be held in Napier LectureTheatre G04, University of Adelaide, North Terrace Campus,5-7 pm eachTuesdayduring the first semesterstarting 4 March 2008.Leadingresearchers, and guest speakers from government and industry, willaddress the following topics:.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Pathways to peace (part 1)

How the effects of violence are inherited...…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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