I don't normally write another post so quickly, but wanted to spread this far and wide. If you get this in time, and live in Australia, please have a look at this show. Also there is a survey, so lets use our voices to show politicians who will probably act on these results, that we are concerned about our changing climate and want them to continue to act in our best interest! You can fill in the survey before the show airs.
Alicia over at Missus Moonshine is as concerned as I am about the negative impact on climate action that this may have.
After the show next week, I will post my thoughts.
Thursday 26 April 8.30pm ABC1
A provocative ABC1 event designed to
kick-start a new national conversation about the big issue dividing
Separated by a
generation, and divided by their beliefs, two passionate, intelligent and
successful Australians, former senator Nick Minchin and youth activist Anna
Rose, go on a journey of mutual discovery to see if they can change each other’s
minds about the most divisive issue in Australia today: climate
It’s an adventure that will challenge both their beliefs, while
giving the Australian public a much-needed opportunity to think afresh about
where they stand on the defining issue of our times: what to do about global
In a unique interactive experience over 2 hours of riveting
viewing, a one-hour documentary is followed by a live studio audience. At home,
and on-line, the national audience joins in, leading to a cliffhanger decision.
Have we shifted the national mood? Have we changed people’s
Followed by a Special Edition of Q&A at
9.35pmTAKE THE CLIMATE CHALLENGE
www.abc.net.au/tv/changeyourmind What do you think about Climate Change? What does it say
about you? The data from this survey will be used to determine Australia's
differing attitudes to Climate Change.
Premieres Thursday 26
April 8.30pm ABC1
Anna Rose Anna is co-founder of the
Australian Youth Climate Coalition. With 70,000 members, it has more members
than the Liberals and ALP combined. 28, Anna has led AYCC delegations to the UN,
Copenhagen and Montreal climate
Minchin Recently retired
Senator, Nick Minchin has been the kingmaker of conservative Australian politics
for a decade. A senator for 18 years, he spent 11 years in Cabinet. He is a
committed climate sceptic.