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[23 Dec 2009 | No Comment | 4,358 views]
It’s time for Plan B

Harriet Riley describes the Copenhagen hangover, as civil society tries to pull itself together in the wake of a failed summit. Could a new ‘World Council’, constructed outside the authority of nation-states, provide us with a climate regulator?

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[22 Dec 2009 | No Comment | 4,334 views]
Independence of Style: Our exclusive interview with Dame Vivienne Westwood

You know that something’s going on in the world when the Old Dame of fashion herself tells you to stop buying cloths. But that was Vivienne Westwood’s heartfelt advice to a room full of diplomats, scientists and celebrities –including Bianca Jagger and Jane Goodall–at a climate change gala in Copenhagen last Wednesday night.

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[13 Dec 2009 | One Comment | 1,465 views]
Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow: Our interview with Alison Gannett

She’s an environmental scientist, eco-entrepreneur, NGO director and world champion extreme skier; That’s everyone you need when the weather’s getting weird all rolled into one package. Harriet Riley catches up with the remarkable Alison Gannett, and her mission to save the world’s snow.

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[8 Dec 2009 | 3 Comments | 1,579 views]
Reasons to Love Climate Change: Special editorial

Harriet Riley takes a humorous and hopeful look at youth in Copenhagen, and what the climate challenge can offer a generation struggling for direction and identity.

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[7 Dec 2009 | No Comment | 1,040 views]
One Big Problem: Special report on climate change and poverty

When it comes to global challenges like development and environmental crisis, we often find ourselves treating the symptoms and not the cause. It’s an easy mistake to make, when you consider just how interconnected these problems are. G-1 Billion’s Traditional Media Coordinator Harriet Riley explores how climate change leads to poverty, and poverty leads to climate change.

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[4 Dec 2009 | No Comment | 407 views]
Traditional Media Coordinator: Harriet Riley

Harriet Riley is a freelance journalist and aspiring documentary filmmaker. Her passion for natural history and environmental science stems from her wild up-bring in the rugged south of Western Australia, renowned for its wine and surfing. This December, she graduated with honours from The Australian National University, having majored in International Relations and Media. In 2007-08, Harriet took a scholarship to study at The University of Copenhagen, where she worked with a range of international youth-led climate initiatives and represented the continent of Oceania at the Copenhagen Consensus Youth Forum. She has worked as a climate campaigns coordinator for Oxfam WA, interned with the Climate Action Network, was a presenter at Powershift Australia congress, been an Avaaz Climate Action Factory fellow in Bonn, and was recently a delegate to the Global Humanitarian Forum Youth Summit in Geneva.