In today’s episode of A Climate of Peace we’re joined by Councillor Jess Miller, who was elected to the City of Sydney in 2016. Jess joined us to talk about why the City of Sydney declared a climate emergency in
For this episode of A Climate of Peace we’re joined by influential political economist, Professor Frank Stilwell. He sat down with us to talk about the links between inequality and climate change, and the competing ideas that economists have for
In today’s episode of A Climate of Peace we’re joined by Western Sydney University Chancellor and former secretary of the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, Professor Peter Shergold. He joined us to talk about his years in government working
Today we bring you 2010 Peace Prize winner, Dr Vandana Shiva who is a physicist and social activist. In this powerful extract from her lecture, she frames the world’s ecological crisis as the “leftover ruins of a war against the
Photo courtesy of Peter Dowson, Digital Storytellers.
We were delighted to award the Gold Medal for Human Rights to Midnight Oil on 26 November via a digital event. This award was in recognition of their relentless focus on human rights, and
This article first appeared in the The Guardian on 14 October. Tickets for the November events in Sydney are available via http://tix.yt/midnight-oil-gold-medal
Australian band Midnight Oil will be awarded the gold medal for human rights by the Sydney Peace Foundation for its “commitment
To celebrate International Day of Peace we asked the students at Cabramatta High School what peace means to them. They had some truly insightful answers touching on importance of peace in creating a harmonious, inclusive and respectful world.
In today’s 5 Minutes of Peace we bring you Joseph Stiglitz, economist and recipient of the 2018 Sydney Peace Prize. In this extract from his lecture, he calls for a new social contract and a new economic vision for the
We sat down with journalist and author David Leser. A former Middle East and North American correspondent, David has been a journalist for 40 years and become widely known in Australia for his in-depth profiles and stories on social and