Last week, incoming Chair of the Environment Institute Advisory Board, Prof. Possingham was featured on back to back ABC radio programs.
Prof. Possingham spoke with Ian Dunt about the political landscape with Dr. Peter Burnett, to consider what is at stake when Australia’s key piece of environmental legislation is reviewed.
Listen now on ABC Late Night Live.
Then both guests spoke again with Philip Adams about Australia’s key national environmental law, the Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999, currently undergoing a once-in-a-decade independent review. The Prime Minister and federal Environment Minister have vowed to cut ‘green tape’ to speed up approvals for development projects, but conservationists worry that any move to weaken the law will worsen Australia’s environmental plight. They discuss the right way forward.
Listen on ABC Late Night Live.