Episode 1 : Trash Talk
Susan Carland is joined by researchers and behaviour change experts from BehaviourWorks Australia – together they talk global waste.
Turning e-waste trash into treasure
The World Economic Forum estimates e-waste to be worth US$62.5 billion annually, but only 20 per cent is recycled through appropriate channels.
Putting health on the table
Drawing on a passion that runs through his family, Dr Sandro Demaio returns to Australia to improve people’s wellbeing – starting in the kitchen.
Greening the Big Apple
As COO of New York’s Green Bank, Caroline Angoorly is helping the city achieve its 100 per cent renewable electricity grid.
A flair for international collaboration
With a flair for international collaboration, Sze-yin Tan is advancing clean recycling technologies.
Clear outlook for BOM
Meet Graham Hawke, the BOM’s backroom strategist helping climate-sensitive industries and governments prepare for future weather events.
How snow shapes water futures
More than 1.5 billion people rely on ice melt for their water, and at NASA, Kat Bormann, is unlocking critical information about water availability based on snowfall.
ClimateWorks: Leading the way to global emissions reductions
In its 10th anniversary year, ClimateWorks continues to lead the way for real-world emissions reductions. ClimateWorks CEO Anna Skarbek works with a diverse range of industries with the aim of achieving net zero emissions by 2050.
On the frontline of climate wars
As CEO of the Climate Council, Amanda McKenzie is on the frontline of the climate wars between those who accept the science and urgency of climate change, and those who don't.
Selling surfing's soul
The corporate high-performance, merchandise-heavy, social media-driven vision of surfing isn't one shared by many wave riders.
Rethinking plastic to change the system
Although bans on single-use plastic products can be effective, we need to change our mindset on their value.
A call for action, from Townsville to Tuvalu
A new report says policymakers need to address the impact of environmental changes on health in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region.
What lies beneath
The fires in the Amazon are already a major threat to the environment, and a potentially bigger disaster awaits below the ground. Could we reach the tipping point for climate change?
A river restored runs through it
Pressures of land management and poor waste management have reduced many of the world's rivers to waste dumping grounds.
Meat substitutes and alternatives might play a positive role but they aren't going to save the planet.
Greening up the health sector
Work is under way on how to best teach our future health workforce about environmental sustainability and its impacts.
Encouraging migrants to move to regional areas could be a 'win-win' scenario, as long as policymakers pay attention to five key factors.
Tapping into change
Safe and clean access to water and sanitation is still not a right afforded to everyone, even in Australia.
Would sir prefer the loin?
New research shows that sexually motivated men are more likely to seek a steak.
Pacific Islands thinking SMART
ClimateWorks Australia has developed a tool to help Pacific Island countries design pathways for the future through sustainable, climate-resilient, net-zero-emissions development.
New power and a world of panes
Technologies being developed using one of the planet's most abundant materials will be a game-changer in solar energy.
Project Officer – International Program, Monash Sustainable Development Institute
Alice De Jonge
Law and Tax Expert
Professor in the Department of Management, Faculty of Business and Economics
CEO, Monash Food innovation Centre
Associate Professor, Monash Sustainable Development Institute
Associate Professor at Monash Sustainable Development Institute and the Faculty of Law
International Projects Officer, Monash Sustainable Development Institute
Professor, Monash Business School
Professor of Chemistry
Senior Lecturer, Education Psychology Activities
Senior Lecturer, Department of Marketing
Associate Professor, School of Nursing & Midwifery
Lecturer, Sustainable Development Education
Finkel Professor of Global Health and Director of Global and Women’s Health, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine
Chair, Monash Sustainable Development Institute (MSDI) and ClimateWorks Australia, Monash University
John van kooy
Research associate and PhD candidate
Adjunct lecturer, Nutrition Dietetics & Food
Head of Civil Engineering, Monash University, Malaysia School of Engineering
Research Officer, BehaviourWorks Australia
Senior Lecturer, Rural Health
Research Fellow, BehaviourWorks Australia
Professor, School of Biological Sciences
Co-Director of the Monash Centre for Atomically Thin Materials
Professor, Architecture, MADA
Director, Food & Agriculture Innovation
Senior Lecturer, School of Psychological Sciences
Lecturer, Water Sensitive Cities, Monash Sustainable Development Institute
Adjunct Professor in Biotechnology
Manager, Engineering and Sustainability
Professor of Plant Sciences
Senior Lecturer, School of Engineering
Researcher and lecturer in anthropology
Dean of Monash Art, Design & Architecture
Research Initiative Leader, Monash Sustainable Development Institute
Research Program Manager, Monash Sustainable Development Institute
Professor, School of Chemistry
Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering
Associate professor and deputy director of the Centre of Social and Population Research
Director of Monash Energy and Materials Systems Institute
Professor, Faculty of Education
Professor of Chemical Engineering
Director of Monash Sustainable Development Institute