Events

Check out our calendar of events and participate in our seminars and public lectures.

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20
Apr
2021

Preparing electricity networks for extreme climate events: Learnings from California and Texas »

12pm 20 April 2021

Join us to hear from experts discussing what went wrong in the California and Texas blackouts, and what Australia can do to increase the resilience of its own energy infrastructure and supply.

13
Apr
2021

Anticipating extreme crises and disruptions: Developing a National Risk Management Strategy »

12.30pm 13 April 2021

This seminar will explore the structure of a risk management strategy and consider how it could enhance national policy development in the context of an evolving threat landscape.

23
Mar
2021

Queensland Climate Update 2021 »

6.30pm 23 March 2021

Join us for QLD Climate Update 2021 to hear from climate experts

01
Mar
2021

Victoria Climate Update 2021 »

5.30pm 1 March 2021

VIC Climate Update 2021 will present a locally-focused snapshot of the latest climate research, plus a focus on where government can stimulate private sector investment in the transition to a low-carbon society.

15
Feb
2021

NSW Climate Update 2021 »

5.30pm 15 February 2021

Join a panel of leading thinkers to review the latest developments and state-based responses to climate change in NSW.

09
Feb
2021

ANU Climate Update 2021 »

6pm 9 February 2021

The University's flagship climate event. Experts discuss how our climate is changing and how we can respond to these changes.

09
Feb
2021

ANU Climate Update 2021 »

6pm 9 February 2021

Join us for an overview of how our climate is changing and how we can respond to these changes.

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06
Oct
2020

ANU Below Zero Emissions: Integrating operations, research and teaching »

12.30pm 6 October 2020

How might we integrate Below Zero operational measures, research and teaching? Join us in this workshop to discuss your ideas with ANU staff and students, and members of the community.

02
Oct
2020

ANU Below Zero Emissions: Removing atmospheric greenhouse gases »

12.30pm 2 October 2020

How might we fast-track approaches that draw down greenhouse gases at ANU? Join us in this workshop to discuss your ideas with ANU staff and students, and members of the community.

29
Sep
2020

ANU Below Zero Emissions: Travel »

1pm 29 September 2020

How might we reduce emissions from business travel and commuting to and from ANU? Join us in this workshop to discuss your ideas with ANU staff and students, and members of the community.

25
Sep
2020

ANU Below Zero Emissions: Behavioural Change »

12pm 25 September 2020

How might we incentivise and embed more climate friendly behaviour into the lives of students and staff? Join us in this workshop to discuss your ideas with ANU staff and students, and members of the community.

24
Sep
2020

Public forum: Australia, the global renewable energy pathfinder  »

5pm 24 September 2020

Australia is leading the world in the annual per capita deployment of solar PV and wind capacity.

23
Sep
2020

Preparing for flooding & cyclones in the time of COVID-19 »

9.30am 23 September 2020

Join us to hear from climate scientists and emergency service leaders about how we can prepare for a La Niña season in the context of COVID-19.

21
Sep
2020

ANU Below Zero Emissions: Energy and Buildings »

12pm 21 September 2020

How might ANU reduce greenhouse gas emissions from its buildings as rapidly as possible? Join us in this workshop to discuss your ideas with ANU staff and students, and members of the community.

08
Sep
2020

Public Forum: How do we certify the amount of carbon embedded in hydrogen fuels? »

5pm 8 September 2020

Hydrogen is playing an increasing role as an energy vector as countries transition towards renewable energy.

08
Sep
2020

Webinar: Aboriginal savanna burning in Arnhem Land: Regulation, uncertainty, postcolonial possibility »

12.30pm 8 September 2020

After a summer when much of south-east Australia burned dramatically there seems to be some growing awareness that carbon emissions mitigation alongside zero carbon energy generation and industry are essential.

02
Sep
2020

In conversation with Marian Wilkinson »

6pm 2 September 2020

Marian Wilkinson will be in conversation with Professor Frank Jotzo on Marian's new book The Carbon Club.

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19
Jun
2019

Climate Change: An Existential Crisis »

6.30pm 19 June 2019

In this talk, Dr Albert Palazzo will consider climate change from the perspective of national survival. He will outline the threat climate change poses to the operation of human-made systems on which humanity depends and the risks their destabilisation poses for civilisation.

19
Jun
2019

Innovation needs for 2 degrees »

1.30pm 19 June 2019

Dr Robert Trezona is an investor in clean technology start-ups and a member of the Energy Technology Commission. In this talk he will detail these innovation needs and the potential for directed research to create new technologies that could be scaled via entrepreneurial companies.

17
Jun
2019

Short Course: Climate Essentials »

10am 17 June 2019

This one-day short course has been designed for professionals who want to gain an overview of the latest developments around climate change. This is a foundation course, which can be followed by more specialist courses tailored to the needs of different departments or groups, for example Climate and Security or Climate and Health.

07
Jun
2019

Interactions between planetary boundaries amplify human impacts on the Earth system »

2pm 7 June 2019

In this seminar Dr Steven Lade discusses ‘Planetary boundaries’, the safe operating space for humanity as a precondition for sustainable development, and the challenges and conflicts it poses.

01
May
2019

Solving the Climate & Health Crisis »

3pm 1 May 2019

Led by Professor Sharon Friel (Director, RegNet), the symposium will bring together experts from academia, civil society and government, with a focus on public health, climate science, regulatory governance, and public policy.

30
Apr
2019

Wicked problems: domestic policy »

7.30pm 30 April 2019

Many of the enduring challenges in Australian domestic policy are seemingly intractable. How we respond - or don't respond - will shape our society for decades to come. How do we energise on critical domestic issues including Indigenous disadvantage, climate change and tax policy? How will the arts and our demographic mix change our view of the future Australia?

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21
Jun
2017

21st Century Regulation and Governance Challenges »

2.30pm 21 June 2017

Let eminent scholars in the fields of regulation, governance and policy take you on a tour de force of regulatory approaches to the major societal and environmental challenges of our time including climate change. Other themes include: crime, human rights, and health equity.

19
Jun
2017

Climate Science Winter School: The Science of Climate Change »

10am 19 June 2017

The ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate System Science will host its  6th annual winter school on June 19-23, 2017 at the Climate Change Research Centre, UNSW.

15
Jun
2017

Agricultural adaptation and performance under a changing climate in Malawi: the Green Belt Initiative and the Farm Input Subsidy Program »

2pm 15 June 2017

The changing climate compounded with the growing population poses a food security challenge for Malawi. Adaptation to climate change in the water and agriculture sectors is expected to improve food production and enhance food security.

07
Jun
2017

Drought and Famine Relief in Papua New Guinea, 2015-2016 »

4.15pm 7 June 2017

PNG was severely impacted by the 2015-16 El Niño drought and, at some very high altitude locations, a series of destructive frosts. The drought and frosts impacted many rural villagers between mid-2015 and late 2016, with some people still severely impacted in early 2017.

05
Jun
2017

World Environment Day 2017 »

7pm 5 June 2017

Join us for a discussion with ACT Environment Minister Shane Rattenbury and Professor Mark Howden, Director of the ANU Climate Institute.

30
May
2017

Climate adaptation: to transform or not transform. A salutary case study »

1.30pm 30 May 2017

There is increasing interest (perhaps even hype) in transformational adaptation to climate change in agriculture, i.e. adaptation that involves large-scale, novel responses to reduce vulnerability to climate risks.

29
May
2017

Climate Café: Can Societal Addiction Therapy transform our approach to climate change?  »

1.15pm 29 May 2017

Despite global efforts to avoid dangerous climate change, we’re on track for temperature increases that easily exceed the agreed ‘safe’ threshold of 2°C. Clearly existing approaches to the problem are not working fast enough.

24
May
2017

Should the US leave the Paris Climate Agreement? »

7pm 24 May 2017

The White House has announced that the US will make a decision on whether to quit the Paris Climate Agreement in the near future.

18
May
2017

We deserve to thrive: poetry and climate activism »

6pm 18 May 2017

Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner is a Marshall Islander poet and spoken word artist. She received international acclaim through her inspirational poetry performance at the opening of the United Nations Climate Summit in New York in 2014.

16
May
2017

ST Lee Lecture - Climate change crisis: an examination of the turbulent history and modern day consequences of the vulnerability of the Marshall...

7pm 16 May 2017

Low elevation, extreme floods and persistent droughts have left the Marshall Islands and its people at the mercy of rising sea levels and under threat of losing their homes.

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