Heat: Life and Death on a Scorched Planet with Jeff Goodell


The world is waking up to a new reality: once-in-a century floods are now happening three times a year; bushfires are the new norm.

The surface area of the Arctic’s polar ice caps is rapidly decreasing, while Antarctica’s largest ice shelf is crumbling. These are effects of the planet’s increased temperature.

Extreme heat is the most direct and deadly consequence of our hellbent consumption of fossil fuels. It is a first order threat that drives all other impacts of the climate crisis. And as the temperature rises, it will reveal fault lines in our governments, our politics, our economy, and our values.

Join Jeff Goodell, award-winning environmental journalist and author of Heat, for a discussion about the extreme ways in which our planet is already changing, and what we can do to stop it.


To celebrate the release of Heat, Black Inc Books is offering a special deal to Australia Institute supporters.

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