Nine To Noon for Tuesday 26 August 2008
Nine to Noon on Tuesday 26 August 2008
9:05 Crunch day for the Emissions Trading Scheme
It's now up to the Green caucus, which is meeting about now in Parliament, to decide whether to back a scheme that fails to meet some of its most basic demands, or to pull the plug on the Government's cornerstone environmental legislation. Kathryn talks to the Green's Co-leader Jeanette Fitzsimons.
9:20 Olympic funding
Peter Miskimmin, CEO SPARC
9:30 Encouraging kids to sing
Nikky Berry, Christchurch community music facilitator and singing teacher, who says kids are being told they are not good enough for the choir... and shouldn't be.
9:45 US Correspondent Richard Adams
Richard is Washington editor of The Guardian
10:05 My Father's Shadow
Sam Mahon, painter, sculptor, author, son of Justice Peter Mahon.
He's written his father's biography, a memoir, My Father's Shadow: A Portrait of Peter Mahon
10:30 Book Review: Into the Wider World by Brian Turner
Reviewed by Harry Ricketts
Published by Random House NZ Godwit, ISBN 9781869621421
10:45 Book reading: Wrestling with God by Lloyd Geering
Episode 5 of 12
11:05 Business with Rod Oram
Business and Economic commentator
11:30 Medical Ethics
Professor Alastair Campbell, Bioethicicst
Twenty years after the Cartwright Report, Auckland University and the Law Foundation are holding a conference later this week, asking what lessons have been learned, Professor Alistair Campbell, is one of the conference's keynote speakers.
Professor Alistair Campbell is currently The Director of the Centre for Biomedical Ethics at Singapore's National University, but was the expert witness on medical ethics before the Inquiry in 1988. He has since written on the unfortunate experiment and its effects on international practice in research ethics.
11:45 Media commentator Denis Welch