2014 Australian Academy of Science Fenner Conference on the Environment

Conference Proceedings

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Download the Addicted to growth? publication PDF  HERE

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Addicted to Growth? How to move to a Steady State Economy in Australia.

 

Robyn Williams

The 2014 Australian Academy of Science Fenner Conference on the Environment was opened by science journalist Robyn Williams.

LINK HERE  for Opening and Keynote address on Vimeo, filmed by Jared Franks and Dale Kim.

Dr Brian Czech

Keynote address: Dr. Brian Czech

LINK HERE  for  Opening and Keynote address on Vimeo, filmed by Jared Franks and Dale Kim.

 

For Speaker Bios, Presentations and Audiofiles please refer to the referring conference topic.

You can find see the presentation videos on YouTube HERE


TopicSpeakers
1) ‘Why the growth economy is broken: the environmental science of endless growth’Prof. Robert Costanza
Prof. Ian Lowe
Dr Haydn Washington
Panel Discussion Chair Prof Gary Luck
2) Capitalism and the steady state economy – uneasy bedfellows?Dr Joshua Farley (video talk)
Dr Geoff Mosley
Dick Smith
Panel Discussion Dr Brian Czech and Dr Kerryn Higgs
Chair Dr Haydn Washington
3) Key aspects of a steady state economyProf. Molly Scott Cato (video talk)
Prof. Peter Victor (video talk)
Dr Graham Turner (video talk)
Panel Discussion Dr Brian Czech and Prof Ian Lowe
Chair A/Prof Mark Diesendorf
4) Throughput and consumerism – a key elephant in the roomErik Assadourian (video talk)
Prof. Richard Wilkinson (video talk)
Dr Simon Michaux
Panel Discussion A/Prof. Mark Diesendorf and Dr Haydn Washington
Chair Dr Anna Schlunke
5) Ethics, equity and equalityProf. Holmes Rolston III (video talk)
Dr Carmen Lawrence
Dr Graeme Maxton (video talk)
Panel Discussion Dr Richard Denniss
Chair Prof. Graciela Metternicht
6) Policy and political process towards a steady state economyDr Richard Denniss
Jennifer Hinton (video talk)
Prof. Steven Dovers
A/Prof Mark Diesendorf
Panel Discussion Dr Brian Czech and Prof. Robert Constanza
Chair Dr Paul Twomey


Presented by:

CASSE - Center for the Advancement of the Steady State EconomyInstitute for Land, Water and Society UNSW IES

 

Sponsored by:

Dick & Pip Smith Foundation