Webinars, podcasts and readings

Australian Energy Emissions Monitor

The April Australian Energy Emissions Monitor looks at progress, or lack of progress, in Australia as a whole, in meeting energy emissions targets including near complete data on Western Australia (which is not part of the National Electricity Market).

The Policy Post

Martyn Goddard’s Policy Post. “Universal health care – anything less costs more.” Labor's chances – posibly 18 seats.

Australia Institute

Wednesday May 17, 1300 AET, Zoom, “Poll Position” with Katharine Murphy (The Guardian), Pete Lewis (Essential) and Ebony Bennett (TAI).

Thursday May 19, 1100 AET, Zoom “Phasing out fossil fuels with Adam Bandt”.

The Australia Institute webinars are free, but registration is essential. See the Institute’s webinars webpage.

UTS Uncomfortable Conversations with Josh Szeps

See their website for the latest weekly podcasts. “Who’s really disabled”, “Roe v Wade”.

Democracy Sausage

A fortnightly look at politics and current affairs, hosted by Mark Kenny. This week is “The state of the debate”. See the website.

Nicholas Gruen

Nicholas Gruen’s reading and listening. How economics found science … and lost its subject matter.

Joseph Walker’s Jolly Swagman

See his weekend reading and selected links, accessible through his newsletter. Christopher Hitchens and Richard Dawkins. Erdmann on the miracle of economic growth. How in the 1960s a group of four mediocre musicians with banal lyrics from one of Europe’s offshore islands became a worldwide sensation.