Past events

Past events

24
Jun
2019

Climate Café: How can we cut the carbon footprint of our food? »

1.15pm 24 June 2019

Food generates a lot of carbon dioxide and equivalent emissions. There's the agricultural impact to grow it (think fertiliser, feed and flatulant cows). Then there's transport, processing, packaging, disposal and food waste. What we eat matters. But which area has the biggest impact? What's the best way to cut back.

19
Jun
2019

Climate Change: An Existential Crisis »

6.30pm 19 June 2019

In this talk, Dr Albert Palazzo will consider climate change from the perspective of national survival. He will outline the threat climate change poses to the operation of human-made systems on which humanity depends and the risks their destabilisation poses for civilisation.

19
Jun
2019

Innovation needs for 2 degrees »

1.30pm 19 June 2019

Dr Robert Trezona is an investor in clean technology start-ups and a member of the Energy Technology Commission. In this talk he will detail these innovation needs and the potential for directed research to create new technologies that could be scaled via entrepreneurial companies.

17
Jun
2019

Short Course: Climate Essentials »

10am 17 June 2019

This one-day short course has been designed for professionals who want to gain an overview of the latest developments around climate change. This is a foundation course, which can be followed by more specialist courses tailored to the needs of different departments or groups, for example Climate and Security or Climate and Health.

07
Jun
2019

Interactions between planetary boundaries amplify human impacts on the Earth system »

2pm 7 June 2019

In this seminar Dr Steven Lade discusses ‘Planetary boundaries’, the safe operating space for humanity as a precondition for sustainable development, and the challenges and conflicts it poses.

01
May
2019

Solving the Climate & Health Crisis »

3pm 1 May 2019

Led by Professor Sharon Friel (Director, RegNet), the symposium will bring together experts from academia, civil society and government, with a focus on public health, climate science, regulatory governance, and public policy.

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