Future Leaders is a national Initiative about leadership and the future of Australia. It seeks to involve, inform and inspire young people.
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“Twenty years ago in 1989, Environment Minister Graham Richardson took a proposal to Cabinet for a 20% reduction in greenhouse …”
“Climate scientists distinguish between naturally occurring and anthropocentric (human-induced) climate change …”
“There has been much written and spoken about the issue of climate change over the past few years. These discourses build the case …”
“Agriculture is a complex, sophisticated and indispensable component of modern Australian life. Climate change is heightening …”
“In 64AD, the city of Rome, mistress of the known world, was ravaged by a ferocious fire. The blaze swept through the crowded alleyways …”
“Bushfires have long been part of the European view of Australia’s landscape, captured in our literature …”
“Trees make major contributions to all urban landscapes, such as streetscapes, roadsides, parks and gardens …”
“When I was born, the human population was about two billion. Today, it is approaching seven billion. In the 1960s, US biologist Paul Ehrlich …”
“When I was invited to contribute a chapter to a new book about climate change I found myself with a problem …”
“The term ‘water crisis’ has entered the public lexicon of Australian society. A sense of impending water scarcity …”
“More than 80% of Australians and over half of the world’s population now live in cities: cities that are responsible, directly or indirectly …”
“Our climate is changing and so must we. As climate changes become manifest, our intrinsic survival instinct will make adaptation …”
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