Past events

Past events

08
Aug
2018

When Science Changes Society: When and How Research has Impact  »

7pm 8 August 2018

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.

19
Jul
2018

Communities Transforming their World: Stories of Empowerment and Change »

7pm 19 July 2018

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.

10
Jul
2018

The EU Circular Economy vision: a powerful force for climate action »

11am 10 July 2018

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.

12
Jun
2018

EU Climate Diplomacy Week: Canberra premiere of "Guardians of the Earth" »

6.30pm 12 June 2018

"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.

30
May
2018

Investing in change: the path to a decarbonised world »

2pm 30 May 2018

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?

29
May
2018

The Green Climate Fund, climate finance, and the imperatives and pathways for global transformation »

6.30pm 29 May 2018

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.

12
Apr
2018

Australia’s Environment in 2017 »

2pm 12 April 2018

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.

11
Apr
2018

Sunburnt Country: The History and Future of Climate Change in Australia »

7pm 11 April 2018

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.

10
Apr
2018

Cities, housing markets and climate change: a complexity perspective »

1pm 10 April 2018

Tatiana Filatova illustrates how agent-based computational economic models can be used to study adaptation to floods accounting for the role of social interactions and risk perception biases in this process.

09
Apr
2018

Climate + Change in the Hindu Kush Himalaya »

5pm 9 April 2018

To address complex climate plus change challenges in mountains and downstream, International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development develops solutions at the intersection of environment and development of the HKH by facilitating knowledge generation and exchange, transboundary cooperation and science-policy dialogues on water resources and river basin management, biodiversity conservation and use, landscape management and resilience building.

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