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August 28
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Member Forum on Zoom under Chatham House rule

The Big Switch – Australia’s Electric Future

Non-Fiction Forum

Hosted by:
Peter Lamell
Nicola Burgess

August 28 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm


An inspiring, practical plan to transform Australia’s energy system and supercharge our response to the climate crisis.

An optimistic – but realistic and feasible – action plan for fighting climate change while creating new jobs and a healthier environment- electrify everything.

Climate change is a planetary emergency. We have to do something now – but what? Australian visionary Saul Griffith has a plan. In The Big Switch, Griffith lays out a detailed blueprint – optimistic but feasible – for fighting climate change while creating millions of new jobs and a healthier environment. Griffith explains exactly what it would take to transform our infrastructure, update our grid, and adapt our households. Billionaires may contemplate escaping our worn-out planet on a private rocket ship to Mars, but the rest of us, Griffith says, will stay and fight for the future.

‘I’m a scientist, inventor and father who wants to leave my kids a better world. The data convinces me that it is still rational to have hope.’ -Saul Griffith

Read the book, come with an open mind, hear differing perspectives and uncover what your fellow readers think.

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