Australia’s Olympic Moment on Greenwashing

featuring Ebony Bennett and Polly Hemming


The Australian Government has proposed that Australia host the 2026 UN Climate Conference, in “partnership” with Pacific nations. But can Australia be considered a credible host for a COP31 while it continues to subsidise and approve fossil fuel expansion?

This was recorded on Wednesday 14th June 2023 and things may have changed since recording.

The Australia Institute // @theausinstitute


Polly Hemming, Climate & Energy program Director, the Australia Institute // @pollyjhemming

Host: Ebony Bennett, Deputy Director, the Australia Institute // @ebony_bennett

Producer: Jennifer Macey // @jennifermacey

Edited by: Emily Perkins

Theme Music: Pulse and Thrum; additional music by Blue Dot Sessions

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