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Dollars for disasters

Funding emergency shelter for pets in the aftermath of a cyclone is too high a price to pay, but people are willing to dip into their pockets for faster resupply of utilities and fresh food.

Taxing times produce climate answers

Complex modeling, discussions and negotiations about the effects and challenges of implementing an economy-wide carbon tax in South Africa led to the African country taking a bold plan to the Copenhagen climate negotiations.

Pakistan in need of a life raft

ALICIA MOLLAUN looks back over a difficult year for Pakistan that has seen the ousting of a Prime Minister, an energy crisis and escalating sectarian violence.

Extremism in Pakistan

The shooting of Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai has highlighted the need for that country’s politicians to speak out against violence, writes ALICIA MOLLAUN.

How many is too many? Future Forum tackles immigration

The thorny issue of immigration was in the spotlight in the recent Future Forum broadcast.

The seat of power

Research in Indonesia aims to unlock a toilet mystery.

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Gross domestic problem

In this video recorded on the 18th of January 2017 ANU academics Robert Costanza and Ida Kubiszewski discuss the limitations of GDP as a measurement of societal success and assess alternatives with Lorenzo Fioramonti.

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