On 14 December 1988, 4ZZZ was taken off air and forcibly evicted from its UQ premises by the then student union executive, headed by one Victoria Brazil. The move prompted many previously apolitical students to take a firm stand against the move and to rally support for the station. While Zed was not to return to the premises its' volunteers had helped hand-build, unprecedented community support saw the station live to fight another day.
UQ offers free climate change course
The seven-week program, ‘Making Sense of Climate Change Denial’, was developed by UQ’s Global Change Institute and will be offered from 28 April.
Sir David Attenborough is among several experts who will feature in interviews and lectures.
John Cook, coordinator and climate communication research fellow, said the subject “is not about trying to change the minds of deniers, it’s about inoculating the rest of the population”.