Paul Gilding knows it’s time to face the climate reality, that only a WWII scale of mobilisation will lead to climate victory. In this feature Festival event, Paul tackles the controversial topic of wartime economic mobilisation to restore safe climate conditions. Paul has spent 35 years trying to change the world, doing everything he can think of. He’s served in the Australian military, chased nuclear armed aircraft carriers in small inflatable boats, plugged up industrial waste discharge pipes, been global CEO of Greenpeace, taught at Cambridge University, owned and run two ground-breaking sustainability focused companies and been a close confidant and advisor to the CEOs of some of the world’s largest companies.
Miriam Lyons - GetUp! Renewable Energy Campaigner (MC)
Janet Rice - Federal Senator
Philip Sutton – Sustainability Strategist
Bryony Edwards – Local government safe climate campaigner