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18
Jun
2021

RCNNDA Workshop #4 - Health and Disasters: A Hypothetical Discussion »

10am 18 June 2021

Join one or more of our targeted online workshops to discuss how government, industry and society can go about the challenge of implementing the Commission’s wide-ranging recommendations.

17
Jun
2021

The status and next steps of event attribution in Climate Science »

1pm 17 June 2021

Extreme event attribution is a field of climate science rapidly growing in popularity, despite being relatively new. In event attribution studies, the anthropogenic climate signal of an observed extreme event is determined by comparing the frequency and/or magnitude of the event in factual and counterfactual climates.

09
Jun
2021

RCNNDA Workshop #3 - Civil/military cooperation in the new legal and policy environment »

1.30pm 9 June 2021

Join one or more of our targeted online workshops to discuss how government, industry and society can go about the challenge of implementing the Commission’s wide-ranging recommendations.

08
Jun
2021

Celebrating our oceans: From Australia to the Pacific to Antarctica »

6pm 8 June 2021

To celebrate World Oceans’ Day, join us to learn & discuss the challenges to the health of our oceans & what can be done to protect them.

04
Jun
2021

Climate Mitigation Policies and Carbon Neutrality in Rep. of Korea »

4pm 4 June 2021

Join us for this presentation, which reviews the key components of the Republic of Korea's 2050 Carbon Neutrality Strategy and investigates the challenges ahead.

25
May
2021

RCNNDA Workshop #2 - Emerging technologies and bushfires: realising the promise »

12pm 25 May 2021

Join one or more of our targeted online workshops to discuss how government, industry and society can go about the challenge of implementing the Commission’s wide-ranging recommendations.

20
May
2021

Workshops on the Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements »

12pm 20 May 2021

Join one or more of our targeted workshops to discuss implementation of the Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements.

17
May
2021

Summertime: Reflections on a Vanishing Future »

10am 17 May 2021

Join us for Summertime: Reflections on a Vanishing Future, a discussion with Professor Danielle Celermajer.

12
May
2021

Japan’s Net Zero Carbon Emissions: What Happens Now? »

5pm 12 May 2021

Join us in this online event to discuss Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga's announcement, which committed Japan to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions by 46 percent by 2030, compared to 2013 emissions.

27
Apr
2021

Biden’s Leaders’ Summit on Climate: What next for Australia & our region? »

6pm 27 April 2021

Join us to hear international relations & Pacific experts discuss implications of Biden's Climate Summit for Australia & the Pacific.

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15
Oct
2020

TEDxANU Countdown- We can change climate change »

5.30pm 15 October 2020

2020 was the year we were thrown a curve ball, however are we still addressing the elephant in the room? What is the state of the climate today?

15
Oct
2020

ANU Below Zero Emissions: Leadership and targets »

12pm 15 October 2020

How might we demonstrate leadership in reaching below zero emissions as fast as possible? Join us in this workshop to discuss your ideas with ANU staff and students, and members of the community.

13
Oct
2020

ANU Below Zero Emissions: Finance, investment and purchasing »

12pm 13 October 2020

How might we finance activities to reduce GHG emissions? How might we reduce emissions from ANU purchasing & investments? Join us in this workshop to discuss your ideas with ANU staff and students, and members of the community.

12
Oct
2020

The Technology Investment Roadmap: Carbon Capture and Use as an emerging technology »

5.30pm 12 October 2020

Join us at this event to hear from John Beever, CEO of CO2 Value Australia, and two other CCU experts (TBC) on why CCU is important, how it is being adopted around the world, and what benefits it could bring to Australia.

12
Oct
2020

The Technology Investment Roadmap: Carbon Capture and Use as an emerging technology »

5.30pm 12 October 2020

Presented by the ANU Climate Change Institute Removing greenhouse gases from the atmosphere is a vital component of climate action if we are to limit global temperature rise to...

12
Oct
2020

Investing in Healthy Farms for the Future: a policy proposal »

12pm 12 October 2020

Sustainable Farms Research Directors present their research on a potential way to finance natural asset management projects on farms

08
Oct
2020

ECI Public Forum: Digging deeper into the Technology Investment Roadmap  »

4pm 8 October 2020

The Australian Government's Technology Investment Roadmap and First Low Emissions Technology Statement outline various technologies aimed at reducing Australia's greenhouse gas emissions.

08
Oct
2020

ECI Public Forum: Digging deeper into the Technology Investment Roadmap »

4pm 8 October 2020

The Australian Government's Technology Investment Roadmap and First Low Emissions Technology Statement outline various technologies aimed at reducing Australia's greenhouse gas emissions. Join this ANU Energy Change Institute Public Forum as we explore the Roadmap and Statement in detail.

08
Oct
2020

Renewable fuels - World Space Week 2020 »

9.45am 8 October 2020

The Australian National University (ANU) and the ANU Institute for Space (InSpace) are marking World Space Week this year (4-10 October), with a suite of virtual events to introduce you to the challenges Australia faces in space and how they affect you. 

07
Oct
2020

Disaster fatigue: the implications of Black Summer + COVID 19 for Australia »

1pm 7 October 2020

The purpose of this presentation is to raise the issue of disaster fatigue. The implications of the combined and prolonged effects of the Black Summer bushfires and the COVID 19 pandemic in Australia are predicted to be far-reaching.

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02
Sep
2019

UN Climate Action Summit 2019: A Pacific Youth Talanoa for greater ambition on climate change »

6pm 2 September 2019

The United Nations has called a Global Climate Action Summit to boost ambition and accelerate actions to address climate change.

27
Aug
2019
18
Aug
2019

National Science Week - Living with Climate Change Panel Discussion »

2.30pm 18 August 2019

Join us for this panel discussion with climate and policy experts from the ANU - presented by the ACT Australian Meteorological & Oceanographic Society for National Science Week.

13
Aug
2019

IPCC Special Report on Climate Change & Land: Exploring the implications for Australia »

6pm 13 August 2019

This public lecture will discuss the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) special report on climate change, desertification, land degradation, sustainable land management, food security, and greenhouse gas fluxes in terrestrial ecosystems.

24
Jul
2019

2040: Film screening and panel discussion »

7pm 24 July 2019

Drawing on experts from around the world to focus on climate, economics, technology, civil society, agriculture and sustainability, 2040 maps out a pathway for change that can lead us to a more ecologically sustainable and equitable future.

18
Jul
2019

Climate change, human rights and poverty »

1.30pm 18 July 2019

Climate change will have particularly devastating consequences for hundreds of millions of poor people and will bring a radically decreased standard of living for billions. Governments in Australia and the United States are world leaders in pretending that none of this will happen and enabling fossil-fuel businesses to profit massively as they contribute to the undermining of civilisation as we know it.

09
Jul
2019

Averting Climate Catastrophe: Extinction Rebellion, Business & People Power »

7pm 9 July 2019

In 2018 the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change warned that we have only 12 years at current global greenhouse gas emissions rates before our chances of limiting global warming to 1.5C are seriously at risk. How might such a fundamental shift - from business as usual to transformative change - be achieved?

24
Jun
2019

Climate Café: How can we cut the carbon footprint of our food? »

1.15pm 24 June 2019

Food generates a lot of carbon dioxide and equivalent emissions. There's the agricultural impact to grow it (think fertiliser, feed and flatulant cows). Then there's transport, processing, packaging, disposal and food waste. What we eat matters. But which area has the biggest impact? What's the best way to cut back.

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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.

23
Mar
2018

Emerging governance features for successful Community-Based Adaptation in Indonesia and Timor-Leste: What works and why? »

1pm 23 March 2018

In this seminar, PhD Scholar Hannah will present research on governance features that were observed in two CBA programmes recently implemented in Indonesia and Timor-Leste.

21
Mar
2018

Climate Change and the Future of Biodiversity »

1pm 21 March 2018

William Laurance will highlight key perils posed by climate change to Earth’s biodiversity while also emphasising areas where our knowledge is alarmingly tenuous.

20
Mar
2018

Brisbane Climate Update 2018  »

4pm 20 March 2018

Climate Update 2018 will present an overview of how our climate is changing and how we’re responding to these changes. You'll hear from experts, practitioners and leading commentators from across Australia.

19
Mar
2018

Climate and Growth: An OECD perspective on the future we need »

6pm 19 March 2018

This presentation will focus on what governments can to do boost economic growth and enhance productivity without locking the world into a high-emissions future.

14
Mar
2018

Student Climate Café: Have your say on ACT’s Climate Strategy »

5.15pm 14 March 2018

Antonio Mozqueira, Manager of Climate Change Policy with the ACT Government, will kick off the discussion by briefly outlining the key themes being considered as the ACT develops its new Climate Strategy.

20
Feb
2018

Drawdown: The most comprehensive plan ever proposed to end global warming »

6pm 20 February 2018

Project Drawdown is facilitating a broad coalition of researchers, policy makers, business leaders and activists to assemble and present the best available information on climate solutions in order to describe their beneficial financial, social and environmental impact over the next thirty years.

08
Feb
2018

ANU Climate Update 2018 »

1.30pm 8 February 2018

ANU Climate Update 2018 will present an overview of how our climate is changing and how we are responding to these changes in Australia and around the world. You'll hear from experts, practitioners and leading commentators from across ANU and throughout Australia.

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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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