EPBC Act: Federal environment reform in an age of climate crisis
An interim review of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation (EBPC) Act 1999 (Cth) found the law is "ineffective" amid the current "unsustainable" environmental trajectory. How can our laws protect our national landmarks, conserve vulnerable ecosystems and safeguard our species amid an extinction emergency?
Our panel: The The Hon Justice Rachel Pepper, Land and Environment Court of NSW; Rachel Walmsley, Environmental Defenders Office (EDO); Annika Reynolds, GreenLaw and Bachelor of International Security Studies/Laws (Hons); and Professor Jamie Pittock, ANU Fenner School of Environment and Society (moderator)
Find out more about Green Law here. Read the EDO's report here. Further information about the Queensland climate change human rights challenge here.