Conversation Earth:#212 The Free Market Assault on Science (Encore) 
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Conversation Earth  #212 The Free Market Assault on Science (Encore)  Kerryn Higgs - part 2 
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What exactly are think tanks supposed to be thinking about? Are some of them part of a campaign to cast doubt on science when it could interfere with profits? Author Kerryn Higgs recounted the growth-seeking activities of the corporate world in her book, Collision Course: Endless Growth on a Finite Planet. Her research reveals think tanks, industry associations, and even university economics departments all play a role in advancing and preserving our societys commitment to growth above all else, even if it means ignoring science.

This is part two of a 2017 interview. Kerryn Higgs taught history at Melbourne University and environmental studies at the University of New South Wales. Shes a University Associate at the University of Tasmania, where she received her PhD in Geography and Environmental Studies. 
Kerryn Higgs 
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ere bringing you encore episodes from the 2nd season of Conversation Earth through episode 223. At that point, the weekly series will come to an end.

All episodes in both seasons are evergreen, so if you just discovered it, feel free to run them all. 
Host/Co-Producer: Dave Gardner
Co-Producer: Kirsten Stade 
Topics
Environment | Society and Culture | Corporate Economy | Environmental Activism | Capitalism | Science in Society  
 
 
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