The IMF says 1.4% Contraction for Australia in…

Listen online here: [mp3]http://www.econnow.com/wp/wp-content/mp3/IMFGrowthPredictions.mp3[/mp3] Or download the podcast here: download (mp3) It seems to me that the recent discussion and alarm about the world economic recession has somehow got itself unhinged from the basic importance…

The other climate debate – Background Briefing –…

[mp3]http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/rn/podcast/2009/03/bbg_20090308.mp3[/mp3] A superb Background Briefing report investigating the forthcoming Renewable Energy Target (presently, 20% of energy production to be greenhouse gas free by 2020) for Australia. Other countries have a similar target, but will Australia…

Ross Garnaut on Climate Change – Hack –…

Listen to Garnaut online here: [mp3]http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/triplej/hack/garnaut_ta_m1640738.mp3[/mp3] Or download the podcast here: download (.mp3) From Triple J's Hack Program: Ross Garnaut on 2020 emissions targets The wait is over Ross Garnaut has finally revealed his target…

Reporting on Closing the Gap – Should we…

For those Australians who think that Development issues are something to do with Sub-Suharan Africa, think again. There is all the terrible and tragic action happening right on our doorstep. The recent first report card…