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What you need to know about the future — so you can make the best decisions today. The rate of change we are experiencing is the fastest humanity has ever seen. Stay head of the pack with award winning podcast creator, journalist & futurist Mark Pesce as he simplifies the complex technological and societal changes we face - how we will work, connect, use money and even the food we eat. 

Mark Pesce - The Next Billion Seconds PodcastOne Australia

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What you need to know about the future — so you can make the best decisions today. The rate of change we are experiencing is the fastest humanity has ever seen. Stay head of the pack with award winning podcast creator, journalist & futurist Mark Pesce as he simplifies the complex technological and societal changes we face - how we will work, connect, use money and even the food we eat. 

    What three changes can we make to effortlessly lower our carbon emissions?

    What three changes can we make to effortlessly lower our carbon emissions?

    SUSTAIN #6:  Three simple, easy changes show us how much we can do - and how empowered we already are to fix this problem. Why do we worry that doing 'the right thing' for the climate will be hard yards?

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    • 15 min
    Can we radically reduce the emissions created growing our food?

    Can we radically reduce the emissions created growing our food?

    SUSTAIN#5: Growing the meat we eat produces a lot of Australia's carbon emissions. The four innovations explored in this episode show us a path toward an agriculture that is radically more efficient.

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    • 21 min
    Would electrifying everything eliminate carbon emissions?

    Would electrifying everything eliminate carbon emissions?

    SUSTAIN #4: Inventor Saul Griffith makes a radical proposal: electrify everything, saving energy, money, and cutting emissions almost to zero. It also transforms the costs of climate change into enormous opportunities. Co-host Sally Dominguez explores three amazing new battery technologies.

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    • 20 min
    Can we collect and store enough renewable energy to replace coal-fired electricity?

    Can we collect and store enough renewable energy to replace coal-fired electricity?

    SUSTAIN #3: In 2020, renewables became the cheapest source of electricity. Without cheap storage, renewables will never be able to be the entire solution for a world that will need a lot more electricity. Australian startup MGA Thermal may have invented the ideal technology to accelerate our transition from coal to solar.

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    • 19 min
    Will electrified transport help us ‘flatten the curve’ on climate change?

    Will electrified transport help us ‘flatten the curve’ on climate change?

    SUSTAIN #2: Mercedes goes all in on EVs, with studies now indicating EVs save 50% of emissions over their lifetime, versus petrol vehicles. Is this enough to keep on course to a low-carbon future? Co-host Sally Dominguez and Special Correspondent Drew Smith have some answers.

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    • 20 min
    Can we 'flatten the curve' on climate change?

    Can we 'flatten the curve' on climate change?

    SUSTAIN #1: The recent UN report on climate change gives us about twelve years to really reign in our carbon emissions. That means it’s time to think clearly and methodically about how to get the most benefit for the least pain. We can do this.

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    • 17 min

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