West coal mine
Coal mine. Image: Edward Burtynsky
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In a world where recurring natural disasters and climate uncertainty are the new normal, the need to accelerate the pace of green energy innovation and reach net zero emissions has become urgent. Radical change within our corporate and personal value systems is essential to unlocking authentic and meaningful progress.

Join host Craig Reucassel (War on Waste) in conversation with award winning environmental photographer Edward Burtynsky, Natalie Isaacs, founder of climate action movement 1 Million Women, and Diana Callebaut from climate change investment and advisory firm, Pollination, for a solution-focused discussion on climate action and reaching a sustainable future.

Closed captions will be available via a QR code scanned on your own device onsite.

Craig Reucassel

Australian writer and comedian, Craig Reucassel
Australian writer and comedian, Craig Reucassel. Image: Supplied
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Craig Reucassel is an Australian writer and comedian, best known for his work with The Chaser and for going through your bins on The War on Waste. Craig has hosted two series of the award-winning War on Waste documentary, and hosted climate change documentaries, Fight for Planet A and Big Weather.

Edward Burtynsky

Award-winning landscape photographer, Edward Burtynsky
Award-winning landscape photographer, Edward Burtynsky. Image: Authorised by Sydney Festival
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Edward Burtynsky is one of the world’s most accomplished contemporary photographers. His remarkable depictions of global industrial landscapes represent 40 years dedicated to bearing witness to the impact of humans on the planet. His work is displayed in over 60 of the world’s major museums and most recently he was awarded the Outstanding Contribution to Photography (2022) title by the World Photography Organisation.

Dianna Callebaut

Dianna Callebaut, Global Head of Investments, Pollination
Dianna Callebaut, Global Head of Investments, Pollination. Image: Supplied
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Diana has over 20 years’ experience in global investment and asset management, corporate finance and business leadership, including building and reshaping investment platforms.

She has lead transactions and asset management across multiple sectors and held non-executive director appointments on boards. In 2019 Diana won the Money Management and Super Review Investment Professional of the Year award.

Natalie Isaacs

Natalie Isaacs, Founder 1 Million Women
Natalie Isaacs, Founder 1 Million Women. Image: Supplied
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Natalie Isaacs is the founder of 1 Million Women, a global movement empowering over one million women and girls to take practical action to fight the climate crisis by changing the way they live.

Natalie has just published her second book, Right Here, Right Now, with HarperCollins and ABC Books.

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