Past events

Past events

08
May
2017

Climate Cafe: Carbon Farming vs Biodiversity - Can we do both? »

1.15pm 8 May 2017

Over the last ten years, there have been various Australian Government programs to support "carbon farming" of trees to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. 

27
Mar
2017

Climate Café: Why is Australia's electricity system in such a mess? »

12.15am 27 March 2017

With power outages occurring in various Australian states, electricity is becoming an increasingly contested issue.  

16
Mar
2017

Understanding stakeholder conflict: Lessons from a wind energy dispute in King Island, Tasmania »

1pm 16 March 2017

In 2012, Hydro Tasmania proposed a large scale, 600 megawatt, wind energy development in King Island, Tasmania.

28
Feb
2017

Hot, hot, hot: Australia’s future extreme temperatures »

1pm 28 February 2017

In this talk, Sophie Lewis will investigate these human influences on past, present and future extreme climate events in Australia. How have recent hot extremes compared to cold extremes? Will future temperatures be more extreme and how so? Are recent extremes a sign of a new normal?

28
Feb
2017

Climate Change and Ecological Security »

1pm 28 February 2017

There is increasing engagement with the relationship between climate change and security in international relations thought and practice. Yet the nature of this engagement differs significantly, illustrating radically different conceptions of the nature of the threat posed, to whom and (most importantly) what constitute appropriate policy responses.

25
Feb
2017

Climate Emergency Declaration »

1pm 25 February 2017

Climate Emergence Declaration cohosted by Engineers Australia and the ANU Climate Change Institute.

24
Feb
2017

Indigenous Peoples' climate Justice Movements »

12.30pm 24 February 2017

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s effort to block the Dakota Access Pipeline is among the most recent Indigenousled movements connected to climate justice. This seminar seeks to provide an overview of the many different Indigenous-led efforts to achieve climate justice.

21
Feb
2017

Looking beyond surviving to thriving: Oxfam’s emerging vision for a new economy for a challenging 21st century »

12.30pm 21 February 2017

Katherine will talk, from the perspective of an international anti-poverty organisation, about the systemic crisis facing our communities and our planet and how responses to date too often entail tweaking the current system and insufficiently building a new economic paradigm.

07
Feb
2017

Environmental policy analytics and support for environmental decision-making: an agenda for innovation »

9.30pm 7 February 2017

Developing effective environmental policy and management is challenging due to high levels of complexity, uncertainty and conflict inherent in these processes.

07
Feb
2017

Book Launch - Climate Change and the Health of Nations »

5pm 7 February 2017

You are invited to the launch of Tony McMichael’s last book, completed by Alistair Woodward and Cameron Muir, and published by Oxford University Press.

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