A renewably powered manufacturing sector with Ross Garnaut

featuring Ebony Bennett, Dan Nahum and Jim Stanford

Today’s episode is from one of our ‘Economics of a pandemic’ webinar series, featuring Professor Ross Garnaut, renowned economist and author of Superpower: Australia’s Low-Carbon Opportunity.Professor Garnaut was in conversation with economist and director of the Australia Institute’s Centre for Future Work, Jim Stanford, and Dan Nahum – economist at the Centre for Future Work about a renewably powered manufacturing sector in Australia.To say there’s been renewed interest in Australian manufacturing since the pandemic would be an understatement. The question is, how can a resurgent manufacturing sector be part of a transition to a low-carbon economy?This was recorded live on Friday 8 May 2020 and things may have changed since recording.Visit tai.org.au and futurework.org.au for all the Australia Institute and Centre for Future Work’s latest research and analysis.Host: Ebony Bennett, deputy director of the Australia Institute // @ebony_bennettGuests:Jim Stanford // @jimbostanfordDan Nahum // @dan_nahumProducer: Jennifer Macey with assistance from Lucy LuoTheme music is by Jonathan McFeat from Pulse and Thrum