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Ambassador Berry’s remarks at the LNG18 Thought Leadership Luncheon – Perth Convention and Exhibition Center

(As prepared for delivery, April 13, 2016) As you all know, in the latter half of the twentieth century, the United States and the Soviet Union were engaged in a Space Race. Each wanted to be the first to the moon. To this end, the United States put $100 billion in today’s dollars into the ...
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Ambassador Berry’s remarks at the Chevron Gorgon Project Commemoration Event Barrow Island, Western Australia

(As prepared for delivery, April 11, 2016) I believe that today we are witness to a remarkable moment in history. U.S. companies are investing $100 billion U.S. dollars in Australia’s liquefied natural gas sector. This investment in LNG is equal, in terms of cost and importance, to what the United States put into the Apollo ...
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A ‘Hawk Eye’ on Science…

Ambassador John Berry shared the stage with a very special guest this month to help launch the new Australian National Centre for the Public Awareness of Science at the Australian National University in Canberra. The much loved American actor turned science communicator, Alan Alda (that’s right, Hawk Eye from M.A.S.H!) was on hand to launch the ...
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Ambassador Berry’s Remarks at Opening of the Australian National Centre for Public Awareness of Science Building

Thank you Vice-Chancellor Schmidt. As an Australian-American astrophysicist and Nobel Prize laureate, I dare say that you are the embodiment of what brings us here today.  Americans – particularly the three Americans standing here with me right now – and Australians share an innate desire to improve the world by improving our understanding of it.  ...
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