Eytan Lenko from Beyond Zero Emissions speaks about the '10 Gigawatt Vision for the NT' and the proposed exploration fracking there. Gary Dickson describes freepress.watch, a project he’s set up to monitor press freedom violations. Plus, aid worker and writer Tom Bamforth introduces his latest book, The Rising Tide: Among the Islands and Atolls of the Pacific Ocean.

Playlist for The Grapevine – 1 July 2019

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.