Tim Hollo

Tim Hollo is Executive Director of the Green Institute, where he leads thinking around ecological political philosophy and practice, and drives policy discussion around Rights of Nature, Universal Basic Income and participatory democracy.

He is currently a Visiting Fellow at RegNet, the Australian National University’s School of Regulation and Global Governance.
A highly respected environmentalist and musician, Tim is founder of Green Music Australia, an organisation working to reduce the environmental impact of the music scene and use its growing leadership to drive deep social and cultural change. The organisation brings together his environmental activism with his experience as a musician, having recorded 7 albums and toured nationally and globally, from the National Folk Festival to New York’s Carnegie Hall with his band, FourPlay String Quartet.
Tim was the Greens candidate for the seat of Canberra at the 2019 Federal election. Previously he was Communications Director for Greens Leader Christine Milne, has been both a board member and campaigner at Greenpeace Australia Pacific, and has worked for 350, Lock the Gate and others. His writing on environmental, social and political issues has been widely published, including at the Griffith Review, the Guardian, ABC, Huffington Post, and Crikey.



“Our systems of government aren’t up to the task in front of them. Climate emergency action has to involve deepening and regenerating democracy.“



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The National Climate Emergency Summit will convene practitioners, advocates, governments, youth leaders and industry innovators to unpack what a climate emergency response could look like at local, national, and global levels.



Four strategic priorities will steer the Summit Program, presenting a focused conference program of plenary and breakout sessions.

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The Summit Program aims to attract a wide range of participants to help define and align key strategy and action that supports an emergency-scale transition.