Policy Forum Pod

Extra: Tayanah O’Donnell - Transforming our cities

Episode Summary

On this Policy Forum Pod extra, we talk to Tayanah O’Donnell about Future Earth Australia’s new Urban Systems Transformation Plan, and its role in shaping our cities.

Episode Notes

Our cities are changing rapidly giving rise to a plethora of sustainability challenges. On this Policy Forum Pod extra, we chat to Tayanah O’Donnell about what Future Earth does in the urban context, and why governments, industry, researchers, and citizens must work together to shape our future cities in a sustainable way.

We also talk to Tayanah about the climate strike protests, and she shares her thoughts on whether Australia should declare a climate emergency.

Tayanah O’Donnell is Director of Future Earth Australia, based at the Australian Academy of Science.

Julia Ahrens is a presenter on Policy Forum Pod.

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Future Earth Australia

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