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Please Explain - from The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age, a weekly podcast that cuts through the noise to give you insight into the stories that drive the nation.
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Please Explain - from The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age, a weekly podcast that cuts through the noise to give you insight into the stories that drive the nation.
Subscribe to The Age: https://subscribe.theage.com.au/ or
The Herald: https://subscribe.smh.com.au/
Get in touch with the team: pleaseexplain@theage.com.au or pleaseexplain@smh.com.au

    Climate Series 5: ecological effects of bushfires

    Climate Series 5: ecological effects of bushfires

    This week on Please Explain Chris Zappone talks to Peter Hannam and Laura Chung from the Sydney Morning Herald about how devastating these bushfires have been on Australia's flora and fauna.

    But from these images of destruction, the tide is turning and public opinion is changing. Just this week, an Ipsos poll found that the environment is the biggest issue confronting and worrying Australians.

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    • 20 min
    Climate Series 4: The politics of fire

    Climate Series 4: The politics of fire

    This week on Please Explain, Tory Maguire talks to chief political correspondent David Crowe and environment editor Peter Hannam about the politics around this current bushfire crisis. 

    While there is some reprieve from the fires, rising from the embers are questions for our politicians and there is no longer any willingness to accept the response "now is not the time."

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    • 24 min
    Climate Series 3: Bushfires from Moruya to Mallacoota

    Climate Series 3: Bushfires from Moruya to Mallacoota

    This week on Please Explain, part 3 of our summer series on climate change and weather with Sydney Morning Herald Environment Editor, Peter Hannam. Tory talks to Peter about what it was like to be on the New South Wales south coast where he witnessed first hand the anxiety and challenges of one of the biggest evacuation efforts we’ve ever seen.

    Plus, Justin McManus, a photographer from The Age tells Tory about his five days in Mallacoota where 4000 people were trapped by fire and then rescued by the navy.

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    • 23 min
    Are millennials getting a raw deal?

    Are millennials getting a raw deal?

    The wealth gap between young people and their parents is widening, according to a new report. But why? Is it mismanagement of cash or a deeper economic issue?

    This week Jacqueline Maley speaks to our Canberra economics correspondents Shane Wright and Eryk Bagshaw to figure out if young Australians are getting a raw deal in the "generational bargain".

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    • 22 min
    Australia's recycling crisis

    Australia's recycling crisis

    Every few months, Australians are reminded of the recycling crisis gripping the country.

    Australia's spotless landscapes are giving way to urban mountains of shattered glass, toxic fires and recycled plastic in landfill.

    This week World News Editor Chris Zappone is joined by Sydney Morning Herald and The Age's South East Asian correspondent James Massola from Jakarta, Melbourne editor Jewel Topsfield.

    Please Explain is taking a short break over Christmas, so please enjoy one of our favourite episodes from this year. 

    • 23 min
    Climate Series 2: Drought and the Murray Darling

    Climate Series 2: Drought and the Murray Darling

    This week on Please Explain, part 2 of our summer series on climate change and weather. Joining Tory Maguire is environment editor Peter Hannam and climate and energy correspondent Mike Foley who will attempt to untangle the complexities around water and the Murray Darling Basin plan.

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