Cleaning up our carbon dioxide waste: Technologies to achieve global climate targets »
At this public lecture, Professor Klaus Lackner (Arizona State University), will present the opportunities – and complications – for redressing the global carbon balance via negative emissions technologies that remove carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases from the atmosphere and store them for the long-term.
Talanoa Dialogue: Implementing the Paris Agreement »
At this public lecture, you will hear reflections from Australian and international climate leaders on how we can best meet the challenges of implementing the Paris Agreement. Then a panel of experts from civil society will discuss their stories and experiences, followed by an audience Q&A session.
When Science Changes Society: When and How Research has Impact »
In this public lecture we explore these questions and more with our international special guest Professor Mark Reed and an expert panel of Australian and international speakers. The speakers will share perspectives from climate change and biodiversity, with insights applicable across research, practice, and policy.
Communities Transforming their World: Stories of Empowerment and Change »
In this public event, we explore these themes with Denis Ginnivan of Voices for Indi (V4I) and Totally Renewable Yackandandah . Denis will share the story of how a small regional community transformed their town, Yackandandah, in the face of climate change and economic challenges to become a leading example of community self-determination and energy sovereignty.
The EU Circular Economy vision: a powerful force for climate action »
At the same time as the Paris Agreement was signed in December 2015, the European Union launched its Circular Economy Package, a transformational drive to create an economic system that is restorative and regenerative by design.
EU Climate Diplomacy Week: Canberra premiere of "Guardians of the Earth" »
"Guardians of the Earth" tells the story of how 195 governments gathered in Paris and agreed to pursue efforts to limit temperature increase for planet Earth to well below 2°C. Unreleased behind-closed-doors footage gives insight into the ground-breaking December 2015 agreement. The documentary highlights the dilemma top negotiators faced between solidarity and perceived national self-interest.
Investing in change: the path to a decarbonised world »
Which areas is it fair and reasonable for a university to invest in? What does forward-looking and ethical investment mean for an organisation like ANU? How should organisations like ANU structure their investment portfolios in anticipation and support of the low-carbon transition of the world economy?
The Green Climate Fund, climate finance, and the imperatives and pathways for global transformation »
Reaching the ambitions of the Paris Agreement will require global changes towards low-carbon, climate-resilient economies. We are witnessing a proliferation of green financial mechanisms and growing efforts to align investment flows to climate targets.
Australia’s Environment in 2017 »
The Fenner School of Environment & Society invite you to their annual briefing on the condition of Australia’s natural resources and ecosystems. This year, ANU and the Integrated Marine Observing System (IMOS) have partnered to provide an overview of 2017 that covers both the terrestrial and marine environments.
Sunburnt Country: The History and Future of Climate Change in Australia »
Dr Joëlle Gergis presented her work and associated book to 175 people on the night. The book was also available at the event with Joëlle signing copies and discussing the implications of her work with participants. It was a successful event and thanks to Joëlle for coming to the ANU.