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24
Aug
2020

Master of Energy Change / Master of Climate Change webinar - ANU Virtual Open Week »

5pm 24 August 2020

Are you looking to further your studies, or make a career change into a field where you can make a real difference? Join us at the ANU Virtual Open Week to hear about the Master...

24
Aug
2020

Master of Climate Change/ Master of Energy Change webinar »

4pm 24 August 2020

Join us at the ANU Virtual Open Week to hear about the Master of Climate Change and Master of Energy Change programs that are offered by the Australian National University.

20
Aug
2020

In conversation with Rebecca Huntley »

6pm 20 August 2020

Rebecca Huntley in conversation with Andrew Leigh on Rebecca's new book, How to Talk About Climate Change in a Way That Makes a Difference.

20
Aug
2020

Climate Change - Strategies for emotional wellbeing »

12pm 20 August 2020

Join us in this event to hear from clinical psychologists, Dr Bronwyn Gresham and Dr Susie Burke, as they discuss techniques and strategies for dealing with the complex emotions associated with climate change and its impacts.

19
Aug
2020

Heat waves and heat stress: the role of urban greening in planning for a rapidly warming world »

1pm 19 August 2020

Heat waves and heat stress: the role of urban greening in planning for a rapidly warming world

14
Aug
2020

TEDxCanberraCountdown: Flattening the Climate Curve »

5pm 14 August 2020

"Flatten the curve!" Our community's motto for dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic has shown what can be accomplished when we act with solidarity, determination and kindness. Now, let's come together and use the same spirit to #JoinTheCountdown. Let's change climate change!

13
Aug
2020

Requiem for a Reef »

11.30am 13 August 2020

Requiem for a Reef is a collaborative and immersive work of advocacy for the endangered Great Barrier Reef by artist Ngaio Fitzpatrick, composer Alexander Hunter and nine musicians. The evening will consist of a performance, followed by a Q&A with Ngaio.

12
Aug
2020

Special Event - Disasters as Transformative Opportunities »

12pm 12 August 2020

Disasters as Transformative Opportunities: Indigenous Australians and Taiwanese communities recovering and rebuilding stronger

06
Aug
2020

Meet the author - In conversation with Paddy Manning »

6pm 6 August 2020

Paddy Manning will be in conversation with Helen Haines on Paddy’s new book Body Count. How Climate Change is Killing Us.

06
Aug
2020

COVID-19 and Climate Change: Pacific impacts and climate negotiations »

12pm 6 August 2020

Join us for this online event with international relations experts Hon. Prof Howard Bamsey and Prof Meg Keen, to discuss learnings from and implications of COVID-19 for global climate negotiations, and climate action and responses in the Pacific.

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30
Apr
2019

Climate Change Adaptation in Asia and the Pacific: Is Gender Relevant? »

10am 30 April 2019

This symposium is an opportunity to explore the role, influence and impact of gender on climate change adaptation, using a combination of presentations, performances, videos, artworks and audience Q&A sessions.

08
Apr
2019

Hot Days and the (In)Ability to Work »

1pm 8 April 2019

The ability to work is central to most economic and social outcomes. Using data from the Indian Human Development Survey (IHDS-II), with the scheduling in advance of interviews ensuring quasi-random assignment of temperature treatment to respondent.

25
Mar
2019

A Clean Planet for All - A European Strategic Long-term Vision for a Prosperous, Modern, Competitive and Climate Neutral Economy »

12.30pm 25 March 2019

The presentation will introduce the main aspects of the EU long-term vision and the process leading to the submission of the EU mid-Century strategy to the UNFCCC.

18
Mar
2019

Climate Café: How you can improve your health by acting on climate change »

12.15pm 18 March 2019

Dr Arnagretta Hunter will kick off discussion with a short presentation, followed by small group discussion.

16
Mar
2019

Move to Zero: Film Screening and Discussion »

12pm 16 March 2019

Join Party Leader of Australian Dance Party, Alison Plevey, Dr Kate Auty, Commissioner for Sustainability and the Environment in the ACT and Will Grant, Centre for the Public Awareness of Science in discussion. A focussed viewing of Australian Dance Party's Move to Zero films will accompany the discussions.

12
Mar
2019

Portents of climate tipping points in the atmosphere-ocean system »

6.15pm 12 March 2019

Linear global temperature projections portrayed by the IPCC for 2100 to 2300 are examined in perspective of the history of the atmosphere-ocean system during the last 800,000 years. Previous interglacial periods display sharp transient cooling (stadials) events in the wake of peak temperatures, consequent on the flow of cold ice melt water from the major ice sheets into the oceans. 

10
Mar
2019

Solar System Walk-Out »

3pm 10 March 2019

Join artist John Reid and curator Ngaio Fitzpatrick in a concluding event to the Gaia Hypothesis exhibition at Belconnen Arts Centre; Walk-Out into the Solar System for a group, one-minute, 1,800 km journey relative to the Sun in protest at the mining of coal in the Galilee Basin, Queensland.

08
Mar
2019

Coal, climate change mitigation and populism »

12.30pm 8 March 2019

In order to fulfil international climate targets, across the globe coal used in the energy sector will need to be phased out until mid-century, at the latest.

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16
May
2017

Why forests? Why now? The science, economics, and politics of tropical forests and climate change »

3pm 16 May 2017

Tropical forests are an undervalued asset in meeting the greatest global challenges of our time—averting climate change and promoting sustainable development. Despite their importance, tropical forests and their ecosystems are being destroyed at a high and even increasing rate in most forest-rich countries.

16
May
2017

Mobilising Civil Society: Can the Fossil Fuel Divestment Movement Achieve Transformational Social Change? »

1.30pm 16 May 2017

The divestment movement is at the forefront of civil society initiatives to raise public consciousness about climate change.

16
May
2017

Creativity and Climate Change Action Workshop »

11am 16 May 2017

How do we effectively and creatively share calls for environmental stewardship and justice in Oceania with diverse global audiences? Students, artists, writers, scholars and policy makers are invited to participate in this workshop with acclaimed spoken word poet and environmental activist Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner.

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

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.

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?

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.

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