Fear, fearlessness and environmental activism: The Lock the Gate Alliance »
This event is the fourth part of a four part series: Governance and the power of fear.
Climate Café: Can cartoons transform our attitudes to climate change? »
The evidence that our climate is changing due to human activity is overwhelming. Yet attitudes towards climate change vary widely within the Australian community, with a small minority of people denying this evidence. Many more are ambivalent about the issue.
EnergyLab Canberra: Embracing the opportunities offered by community generation »
As the cost of renewable energy generation is falling it has become increasingly popular for Australians to invest in community generation. How can we embrace the opportunities offered by community generation?
Dispelling the Fog of War: Climate Change & International Security »
This event comprises a brief artistic and musical performance followed by a public lecture.
Can the Paris Climate Agreement survive the Trump stress test? »
Since President Trump’s announcement that the US would pull out of the Paris Agreement on June 1st, there have been mixed messages emerging from the US about its climate targets.
Faults, gases and leakage: locating and quantifying CO2 and methane leaks »
Reducing emissions from the extraction, transportation, and burning of fossil fuels is an important mechanism for many countries in order to limit their greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 and reduce the impacts of climate change. Fugitive methane emissions occur during the mining of coal, the production of conventional gas, and extraction of unconventional gas extracted from coal seams or shales, and its further processing, storage and transportation.
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change: its role and prospects »
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is perhaps the biggest science-policy experiment ever, involving thousands of researchers and practitioners in each assessment cycle since its establishment in 1998.
Blueprints for a Post-Anthropocene Greenhouse Earth »
n 27 January, 2017, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists moved the arms of its doomsday clock to 2.5 minute to midnight, the closest it has been since 1953, with implications for humanity and nature. This book elaborates projections by the Atomic Scientists, presenting blueprints of a future geologic period, climate and biosphere based on our current understanding of the Earth's history and current developments in the atmosphere-ocean-cryosphere system.
Community Perceptions of Climate Change vulnerability, natural hazards and relocation: insights from Nabukadra and Navuniivi villages in Fiji. ...
This month there will be have two student presentations. The first will be presented by Fenner Masters student, Alexandra Nichols. Alexandra will present her recent research on climate change and relocation in Fiji. The second presentation will consist of a student seminar series and will be presented by students from this year’s Fiji Field School.
Agriculture in an increasingly sunburnt country »
Matching genetics and management to the operating environment is the fundamental challenge of agriculture. To not do this either incurs unnecessary risk/cost or misses out on opportunities. Climate is a fundamental part of the operating environment of agriculture in Australia, affecting all parts of the supply chain as well as communities and economies.