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Jo Nova Speaks
20/09/2017 @ 6:15 pm - 9:00 pmFree – $20
How to destroy a perfectly good electricity grid in 3 easy steps!
How many solar panels does it take to stop floods and droughts in Australia? The science of managing the weather with power stations and other modern superstitions.
The World is watching Australia. Despite being handicapped with abundant resources, we’ve turned ourselves into an international spectacle with rampant blackouts, flying squads of diesel generators, and the highest electricity prices in the world. In a world first, hear how Tasmania resorted to cloud seeding to generate MWh.
An achievement like this does not come easily. The grand experiment unfolds as the nation discovers why “free” energy isn’t free.
Joanne Nova is a science writer, speaker and award winning blogger. Her blog JoNova is a tour de force that challenges the dominant climate change science paradigm. Joanne has written articles for The Spectator and The Australian. She’s been a keynote speaker and a TV host and done over 200 radio interviews. She toured Australia for five years with the Shell Questacon Science Circus and was an associate lecturer in Science Communication at the ANU. Over two million people have visited her science blog. Winner, Lifetime Achievement Bloggies Award, 2014, Winner, Best Australian & NZ Blog, 2012.
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