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Bad Energy

8 March 2022
11.15am – 12.15pm AEDT
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Ian Lowe and Jeremy Moss

Ian Lowe | Jeremy Moss 

Two brilliant books concerned with the morality intrinsic to energy policy. In Long Half-Life, Emeritus Professor of Science, Technology and Society Ian Lowe demolishes nuclear energy, arguing it is indivisible from the industry’s role in weaponry, and that the issue of waste has never been solved. Political philosopher Jeremy Moss’s Carbon Justice posits we have a responsibility to recognise and combat the moral harm done by the mining and exporting of our fossil fuels. Far from being a minor contributor to climate change, he contends, our massive exports of fossil fuels make us one of its key drivers.

Presented in partnership with Adelaide Writers' Week.

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Speakers
Ian Lowe

Ian Lowe

Professor Ian Lowe is an academic who has had a long career in universities, research councils and advisory groups. He is the author of several books, including the recent Long Half-Life: The Nuclear Industry in Australia.

Jeremy Moss

Jeremy Moss

Jeremy Moss is Professor of political philosophy at the University of New South Wales. His books include Reassessing EgalitarianismClimate Justice Beyond the State and Climate Change and Justice and, most recently, Carbon Justice. He is the recipient of the Eureka Prize for Ethics and the Australasia Association of Philosophy Media Prize.

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