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On the eve of international climate change talks in Paris, UNSW magazine sits down with UNSW’s Matt England and Potsdam University’s Stefan Rahmstorf to discuss the likelihood of a legally binding global agreement, climate change denial and the importance of staying positive.
UNSW, in partnership with The Sydney Morning Herald, hosted a special public event in the lead-up to the Paris summit – a panel discussion and Q&A with experts from climate science, business, sustainability and politics.
The promises and pitfalls of the imminent Paris climate summit were debated before a capacity audience by experts from climate science, political journalism, agriculture and business, as part of the UNSW Grand Challenges initiative.