Listen to The year that was in Australian climate politics51:056 December 2021

On this episode of The Grapevine, Kulja gets on the line with Cam Walker from Friends of the Earth to talk about some of the biggest moments in climate politics in 2021. Walker discusses Labour’s new climate policies, including their announcement that they would increase emissions reduction targets if elected.

Plus, Dr Catherine Williams, research director at the Centre for Public Integrity calls in to talk about what the updates and amendments to the Victorian Pandemic Bill mean.

And correspondent-at-large for Crikey, Guy Rundle, phones in to talk about his new book, ‘Between the Last Oasis and the next Mirage: Writing on Australia’, where he breaks down some of the most iconic moments in Australian Politics in the 2010’s.

About this program

Putting local issues in a global context, including weekly insights into our cities, democracy, rights, culture, energy and environment. All stitched together with a mixtape of music.

Regular guests and segments include: urban planning and history with Assoc/Prof David Nichols; Cam Walker's eco-update; Guardian Australia reporter Benita Kolovos on Victorian state politics; Jeff Sparrow on politics, society, and everything in between; freedom of information correspondent Petra Stock, and live music.

Program theme: Hugh Masekala's Grazing in the Grass

The podcast intro and outro theme is Soft Illusion and was generously provided by Andras.