Past events

Past events

31
Jul
2017

Climate Café: How can the ACT continue to lead in building a zero emissions economy? »

1.15pm 31 July 2017

The ACT Government has set ambitious targets of reducing emissions by 40% from 1990 levels by 2020 and achieving net zero emissions by 2050 at the latest.   So what does this mean for transport, energy use, buildings and waste treatment in the ACT?   And what would a zero emissions future look like?

27
Jul
2017

Mark Butler in conversation with Mark Howden »

7pm 27 July 2017

Mark Butler will be in conversation with Mark Howden on Mark's new book, Climate Wars, which is a forceful case for using less and cleaner energy. As the consequences of climate change become perilously close to the point of no return, time-wasting wars over what to do distract us from taking real action.

20
Jul
2017

The 2017 Jaeger-Hales Lecture: From water molecules to climate, making sense of Greenland and Antarctic ice core records »

5pm 20 July 2017

The 2017 Jaeger-Hales lecture will be given by Dr Valérie Masson-Delmotte. The Jaeger-Hales Lecture is a prestigious biennial event in the School calendar that honours the foundational contributions of Professors Jaeger and Hales. The lecture is delivered by a highly distinguished scientist in the field of geosciences.

18
Jul
2017

Climate change: A global science update »

7pm 18 July 2017

This event will give an update on the latest climate science from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) highlighting the speed at which global temperatures are increasing.

29
Jun
2017

A Planning Tool to Support Indigenous Rangers Manage Climate Change Impacts on Cultural Heritage Sites »

11.30am 29 June 2017

Over 100 Australian Indigenous ranger groups manage a significant proportion of Australia’s natural and cultural resources. Two Indigenous ranger groups in Australia’s monsoonal far north are concerned about a perceived escalation of impacts on cultural heritage sites arising from climate extremes, variation and change.

26
Jun
2017

Climate Cafe: Reimagining our approach to "waste" »

1.15pm 26 June 2017

This Climate Café will discuss how we can develop new ways of thinking and working around so-called “waste”.

22
Jun
2017

EU Climate Diplomacy Week Film Screening: "Thirty Million" »

7pm 22 June 2017

This special screening forms part of EU Climate Diplomacy Week: “Security and Resilience in a damaged climate world".

22
Jun
2017

Security and Resilience in a Damaged Climate World »

10am 22 June 2017

The seminar facilitated the exchange of best practices between Australian and European practitioners in assessing and integrating climate and resilience issues in security strategies, emergency preparedness & intervention and disaster risk reduction and adaptation to climate change, in particular in the Pacific.

22
Jun
2017

Security and resilience in a damaged climate world »

9am 22 June 2017

The seminar facilitated the exchange of best practices between Australian and European practitioners in assessing and integrating climate and resilience issues in security strategies, emergency preparedness and intervention and disaster risk reduction and adaptation to climate change, in particular in the Pacific.

21
Jun
2017

Anna Krien in conversation with Will Steffen - ANU/Canberra Times Meet the Author Event »

7.30pm 21 June 2017

Anna Krien will be in conversation with Will Steffen to discuss her new book, Quarterly Essay 66, The Long Goodbye: Coal, Coral and Australia's Climate Deadlock, which explores the psychology and politics of a warming world. She visits frontlines in Australia's climate wars - the Great Barrier Reef, South Australia, the Coalition party room.

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