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Clive Hamilton

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Charles Sturt University
Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics

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Discussion paper

11 Jun 2010

In Stanley Kubrick’s 1964 film, Dr Strangelove was the unhinged US general who risked nuclear apocalypse by ordering a first strike against the Soviet Union. The character was modelled on Dr Edward Teller, “the father of the hydrogen bomb”. In the 1990s, Teller and his colleague at the Lawrence...

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Audio interview

13 Nov 2017

A prominent academic says his work exposing the Chinese Communist Party's influence in Australia has been censored because of fears over how Beijing may retaliate.

Publisher Allen & Unwin decided at the last minute to drop the book because they feared 'retaliation' from Beijing...

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Discussion paper

11 Jun 2010

In Stanley Kubrick’s 1964 film, Dr Strangelove was the unhinged US general who risked nuclear apocalypse by ordering a first strike against the Soviet Union. The character was modelled on Dr Edward Teller, “the father of the hydrogen bomb”. In the 1990s, Teller and his colleague at the Lawrence...

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Video lecture/presentation

07 Jun 2010

 

At this Sydney Writers' Festival event highlight, 'Have we been conned on climate change? An emergency Town Hall meeting', four leading climate change thinkers address the devastating lack of political leadership on the issue of climate change in Australia.

Environmentalist...

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Video lecture/presentation

19 Feb 2010

Professor Clive Hamilton explores the balances being struck between environmental protection and economic growth in the context of the current advice from climate scientists.

He also argues that our preoccupation with economic growth is inconsistent with protecting the Earth...

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Research report

05 Nov 2007

There is a widespread view that the middle class in Australia is doing it tough, that they are finding it increasingly difficult to maintain a decent standard of living and are suffering from mortgage stress. Indeed, some media reports have announced the end of the middle class dream.

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Research report

02 Oct 2007

There is no longer any doubt that rising concentrations of greenhouse gases are leading to dangerous change in the global climate. In Australia, public and political opinion finally shifted in late 2006, with record droughts and an early start to the bushfire season. The Stern Review in October...

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Research report

22 Sep 2007

Is capitalism moral, immoral, or just plain amoral? Some societies have tried to do away with it. But more often than not it's all ended badly. Capitalism works. Its capacity to adapt and grow has enabled millions to live with material comfort hitherto only dreamt of.

According to a...

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Research report

21 Jun 2007

The Federal Government’s greenhouse policy is mainly based on nuclear energy and clean coal technology. The policy includes some measures to promote alternatives like energy efficiency and renewable energy. However, these alternatives are viewed as secondary. The emphasis in the Government’s...

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Research report

14 Jun 2007

Last month, to considerable fanfare, Australia’s major media organisations launched an organisation called Australia’s Right to Know as part of a campaign to remove restrictions on free speech. It has mainly targeted restrictions on the use of Freedom of Information laws and a clamp-down on...

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14 Jun 2007

Last month, to considerable fanfare, Australia's major media organisations launched an organisation called Australia's Right to Know as part of a campaign to remove restrictions on free speech. It has mainly targeted restrictions on the use of Freedom of Information laws and a clamp-down on...

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