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Friday 31 Dec 2010

11.00AM
Saving Spaceship Earth with Graeme Taylor and Prof Andrew Wilford

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When the life-support systems on the Apollo 13 spaceship began to fail, Mission Control used design principles to analyse the problem and develop solutions that saved the crew. Graeme Taylor and Professor Andrew Wilford argue that we can apply the same principles to saving Spaceship Earth.

12.00PM
Survival Economics - Myth to Reality with Richard Sanders

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Richard Sanders exposes economics as a dangerous mythology disconnected from reality and suggests it can only result in liquidating nature; gross poverty and growing inequity. He presents ideas on how finance efficiency, allocation and distribution can be dealt with in a sustainable world.

1.00PM
Fair Food with Andrew Bartlett, Giselle Wilkinson and Cameron Neil

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Fair to people; fair to animals; fair to the environment! What we eat has implications for animals, climate change, forests and wildlife, water, people's health and quality of life. Andrew Bartlett, Giselle Wilkinson and Cameron Neil will challenge your everyday eating choices!

2.00PM
Green Mythbusters with Dr Darryl Jones, Dr David Mills, Professor Ivana Milojević, Graeme Taylor, Richard Sanders, Patrick Hearps and Tim Hollo.

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Our mythbusters put some widely-held beliefs permanently to rest. Myths such as: Nuclear Energy is cheaper and cleaner than renewables; Renewable energy can't supply baseload power; Wars give us freedom; Cities and biodiversity don't mix and more! Hear the myths exploded.

3.00PM
Epiphanies with S. Sorrenson, Prof Andrew Wilford, Kristina Olsen.Host Ian Mackay

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An epiphany is ‘any moment of sudden or great or sudden revelation'. Our panel recall their moments of ecological awakening!

4.00PM-5.30PM
Green Innovators with Maryella Hatfield, David Wyatt, Michael Gutteridge, Sidonie Caprenter.

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Our green innovators promote their particular brand of green in unique ways. Patrick Hearps explains how Beyond Zero Emissions launch their strategies; Maryella Hatfield uses film; David Wyatt uses his commercial experience; Michael Gutteridge uses his electric vehicle as his showpiece and Sidonie Carpenter uses her experience in landscape design to promote Green Roofs.

 
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