Survival Matters

Episode 3: Young people and climate change

An episode of Survival Matters

By Australia21
Most of us expect that children born today, will live peaceful, prosperous lives to a ripe old age, but on our current trajectory this seems highly unlikely. This podcast series considers ten imminent threats to human survival, and what we can do to stop them. It has been developed by Australia21, a non-partisan, non-profit think tank for the public good.
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