Review: The legacy of our first decisions on climate change

“The one duty we owe to history is to rewrite it.” – Oscar Wilde

In 1987, scientists gathered in Melbourne for a landmark conference where they discussed, for the first time, the effects climate change might have on Australia. In the decade after that, two decisions were made by federal governments – one Liberal and one Labour – which have shaped the climate debate in this country ever since.

I highly recommend this insightful podcast to anyone looking to learn about Australia’s climate change history.

You can listen to the ABC podcast here.

– Lauren Purcell, Communications and Partnerships Coordinator

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