Podcast

What if: an ice-free Arctic 2027

Climate change changes everything - our economy, our society and the ecosystems that underpin life on Earth. In this what if episode we talk to Professor Christopher Wright to explore what an ice free Arctic Earth might look like in 2027 if we pursue our current business as usual.

The Future, This Week 13 April 2017

This week: why Google might soon use your beach selfies to sell sunglasses, cities are outbidding each other for the shiny new Hyperloop, and data science in the German Bundesliga.

The Future, This Week 01 April 2017

This week's April Fool's special edition: how Elon Musk wants to save us from the AI apocalypse, the role of smart phones in planned parenthood, farmers hacking tractors, and Trump's burning tweets.

What if: Trump’s energy policies in 2019

Energy is critical to economic, social and environmental well-being. In this what if podcast set two years into the future in January 2019, we explore how the election of Donald Trump as US president has radically changed the trajectory of US and global energy markets.

What is business for?

Milton Friedman argues the only responsibility of business is to make money. Michael Porter claims business can create economic value while addressing social challenges. So what is business for?

The human side of energy security

The energy industry is a critical industry because it underpins Australia's economic success and quality of life. How can we move beyond economic and engineering perspectives we naturally tend to focus on and consider the human side of energy security? We talk to Associate Professor Jane Lê to find out.