Journal of Futures Studies

Alfred Deakin Lectures 2010: Brave New World? The Climate Change Challenge

by Elizabeth Rudd & Robyn White

Introduction

Climate change is a familiar issue. It is an issue where we can observe the ways societies and their leaders frame and respond to wicked problems. If we believe the predictions of the vast majority of qualified scientists the climate problem has the potential to devastate life on the planet and civilisation as we know it. The Alfred Deakin Lecture Series – held in Melbourne and Bendigo, Australia in June 2010 – provided deep consideration from a wide range of disciplines of the challenges and opportunities faced in tackling climate change.(continue…)

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Journal of Futures Studies

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ISSN 1027-6084