Speeches & Interviews
ARTICLE: Australia’s new Chief Scientist speaks on techno-optimism, renewable energy and encouraging STEM – The Conversation5 February 2016
The Conversation interviewed Dr Finkel about the mindset of an engineer, automation and employment, careers in STEM and Australia’s energy future.
In his second week as Australia’s Chief Scientist, Dr Finkel was interviewed by SBS.
The article covers his thoughts on renewable energy, academic jobs, discrimination in science, and education.
Fairfax newspapers have published an article on Dr Finkel’s call for accelerated effort towards renewable energy.
“I think the obligation on us and every country in the world is to move as quickly as we can towards zero emissions electricity.”