Earth works, future foundations
The environment continues to be damaged by human activity. More of the world’s populations live in cities than ever before. How do we build energy-efficient, sustainable environments for diverse, potentially conflicted, communities?
When: at 10AM
Speakers: Prof David Mabberley
The world citrus industry could well collapse in the coming years. The history of the devastating disease responsible for this is explained in view of what this means for the sustainability of agricultural exports as well as native biodiversity in Australia on the one hand, and the frightening reliance of humanity on a minute range of the world’s plant resources on the other.
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Presented by: BOTANIC GARDENS SA
When: at 11:15AM
Speakers: Heather Smith
Around the world, a community energy revolution is underway. Citizens are having varied success in provoking change within the energy regimes of their countries. Energy companies, governments and regulators are operating under one paradigm while citizens demand another. South Australia is at a critical point in its transition to a renewable energy future but will it take a citizen-led uprising to get us where we need to go?
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