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November 29, 2016

MEET YOUR HOST

Introducing the host of the 28th annual Banksia Sustainability Awards. Dr. Adam Bumpus Senior Lecturer in Environment and Innovation, University of Melbourne ABC Scientist in Residence, 2016 Adam’s work focuses on the business, policy, and communication pathways to an aspirational low carbon future. He works on how clean energy entrepreneurship can be scaled up, how communications can assist business in combating climate change, and how mobile technologies can make communities more resilient in developing countries. He is one of the winners of the 2016 Top 5 Under 40 Australian Broadcasting Corporation competition to find talented science communicators, and one of their 2016 Scientists in Residence. Adam started his career in corporate advertising for climate solutions, hosted the first Climate Change TV series for the UN climate meetings, and has produced film, radio, and TV media across the world to promote solutions to climate change. He co-founded the sustainable development communications...
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