Past events

Past events

18
Sep
2017

Agriculture in an increasingly sunburnt country »

1.30pm 18 September 2017

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.

12
Sep
2017

Adapting our cities to sea level rise: navigating the murky undercurrents »

6.45pm 12 September 2017

Sharon Pope, Manager of Integrated Planning at Lake Macquarie City Council, will discuss sea level rise in Australia and how the Council have developed and implemented their adaptation plan.

12
Sep
2017

A lightness of being »

6.45pm 12 September 2017

This is the first in a series of works to be presented by artists working with climate change. The short work traverses the underworlds of rising sea levels, Greek philosophy and finally Catharsis.   It's a collaboration between ANU CCI Visiting Fellow, Ngaio Fitzpatrick, and Dr Alexander Hunter of the ANU School of Music.

11
Sep
2017

Re-claiming the Ocean: climate change, oceanic sovereignties and maritime contestations in the Pacific »

6.30pm 11 September 2017

In the 21st century Pacific views of the ocean as generative and supportive of distinct ways of human existence are challenged: for many islanders of Oceania, global climate change is transforming the lifegiving ocean into a threat.

11
Sep
2017

2 day Workshop: Time, Technologies and the Anthropocene: Asian and Oceanic Perspectives »

10.30am 11 September 2017

This flagship event of the School of Culture, History and Language is projected to engage staff and graduate students across several disciplines and regions. It will be a workshop on September 11‐ 12, to coincide with the annual visit of Dean’s Distinguished Visitor, Professor Dipesh Chakrabarty from the University of Chicago, who has written a series of scintillating essays and books on some of the questions posed above. 

05
Sep
2017

Communicating climate change in the post-truth Anthropocene »

7pm 5 September 2017

In this seminar, influential climate change expert Will Steffen and political cartoonist for Fairfax Media, David Pope will share insights about communicating climate change to the masses.

24
Aug
2017

The Human and the Geological: On Anthropocene Time »

6.30pm 24 August 2017

This lecture discusses how distinctly geological and sociological ideas undergo mutual translation in current debates on climate change, climate justice, and the idea of the Anthropocene. The aim of the lecture is to investigate the relationship between our contemporary imaginations of world history and the history of the planet.

23
Aug
2017

Tracking Australia's greenhouse gas emissions »

7pm 23 August 2017

Rob Sturgiss, Assistant Secretary, National Inventory Systems, Department of Environment and Energy, will discuss the latest science on greenhouse emission processes across Australia. How does the Department aim to build the confidence of users and stakeholders in the tracking of Australia’s treaty commitments?

22
Aug
2017

Innovations Cluster snapshot: Climate, Energy and Environment »

1am 22 August 2017

In this climate, energy & the environment research cluster snapshot, Neil Gunningham, Darren Sinclair, Christian Downie and Chacko Thomas will discuss their current research projects, future interests and opportunities for collaboration.

10
Aug
2017

What does it mean to be a scientist in today's world? »

7pm 10 August 2017

Contemporary scientific practice is much more diverse than it used to be and more change seems likely. Society has expectations of science and scientists but these expectations change over time too. They may also be different for highly politicised disciplines like climate science.

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