What’s the perfect antidote to eco-blues? Environmental Action! As a people of action, we create hope through our environmental projects and work.

So how can we talk about climate change in a way that will lead to positive action in time to make a difference? Join us to hear Dr Rebecca Huntley, one of Australians foremost researchers on social trends.  She holds degrees in law and film studies and a PhD in Gender Studies.  She has lead research at Essential Media and Vox Populi and was a director at Ipsos Australia. For a number of years, she ran her own research and consultancy firm working closely with climate and environment NGOs, government and business on climate change strategy and communication. She is now Director of Research at the agency 89DegreesEast.

She is the author of numerous books including How to Talk About Climate Change in a Way that Makes a Difference (Murdoch books, 2020). Rebecca was a broadcaster with the ABC’s RN and presented The History Listen and Drive on a Friday. She writes regularly for The Monthly and Australian Traveller Magazine and has written op eds for The Guardian and The SMH.

She is the Chair of the Advisory Board of Australian Parents for Climate Action. She is a member of the Advisory Group for the Climate Solutions Centre at the Australian Museum and the Sydney Environment Institute. She has held board positions on the board of The Bell Shakespeare Company, The Whitlam Institute and The Dusseldorp Forum. 

She was an adjunct senior lecturer at the School of Social Sciences at The University of New South Wales. She is a registered Commonwealth marriage celebrant. She is the mother of three girls and lives in Sydney.

Following Dr. Huntley’s presentation, we will learn how ESRAG departments put her points into action. You will also hear from our Directors about ESRAG’s achievements for the past Rotary year, plans for the coming Rotary year, bid farewell to retiring Directors and welcome the newly-elected ones.

The ESRAG Annual General Membership Meeting is Thursday, 22 June 2023, UTC 1300 to 1430 on Zoom.
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