Past events

6–7pm 11 April 2018
CLICK THE LINK BELOW TO SEE FEEDBACK ON THE EVENT FROM ATTENDEES Sunburnt Country: The History and Future of Climate Change in Australia - Evaluation Report Dr Joëlle Gergis...
12–1pm 10 April 2018
The world is becoming increasingly urbanized. By 2050 about 80% of the world’s population is expected to live in cities, which would need to provide living and working space...
4–5pm 9 April 2018
Developing Solutions at the Intersection of Environment and Development The Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region is the source of ten large Asian river systems and provides water...
1–2pm 23 March 2018
Community-Based Adaptation (CBA) interventions are a growing trend in international development policy and are now regularly applied by researchers, practitioners ...
1–2pm 21 March 2018
What do we know and what don’t we know about climate change and biodiversity? I will highlight key perils posed by climate change to Earth’s biodiversity while also...
4–6.30pm 20 March 2018
YOU CAN NOW ACCESS THESE PRESENTATIONS VIA THE GRIFFITH WEBSITE - CLICK HERE TO OPEN THE WEBPAGE Climate Update 2018 will present an overview of how our climate is...
6–7.30pm 19 March 2018
YOU CAN NOW DOWNLOAD PRESENTATIONS FROM THE EVENT BELOW: Anothony Cox OECD presentation (6.57 MB, pdf) Robert Costanza OECD event presentation (2.90 MB, pdf) CLICK THE...
5.15–6.45pm 14 March 2018
Climate change is already affecting communities around the world. Locally, climate change means longer, hotter summers and more heatwaves, increased risk of bushfires and more...
6–7.30pm 20 February 2018
CLICK THE LINK BELOW TO SEE THE FEEDBACK PROVIDED BY ATTENDEES TO THE EVENT Drawdown: The most comprehensive plan ever proposed to end global warming - Evaluation Report...
1.30–7.30pm 8 February 2018
PRESENTATIONS ARE AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD BELOW AND YOU CAN LISTEN TO PODCASTS OF EACH SESSION HERE OR WATCH  A BRIEF VIDEO ABOVE. CLICK THE LINK BELOW TO SEE FEEDBACK...
12.30–2pm 8 December 2017
The rapid expansion and increasing complexity of our world can appear overwhelming. The ability of our body politic and the wider population to comprehend the behaviour of complex...
12.30–1.30pm 5 December 2017
This event is the fourth part of a four part series: Governance and the power of fear. While the political right may harness fear to resist change, fear (and fearlessness...
12.15–1.45pm 27 November 2017
PRESENTATION SLIDES CAN BE FOUND HERE The evidence that our climate is changing due to human activity is overwhelming. Yet attitudes towards climate change vary widely within...
5.30–8pm 13 November 2017
As the cost of renewable energy generation is falling it has become increasingly popular for Australians to invest in community generation. How can we embrace the opportunities...
5.45–7.30pm 9 November 2017
PODCAST and PRESENTATION SLIDES ARE NOW AVAILABLE BELOW This event comprises a brief artistic and musical performance followed by a public lecture: Performance - Oblivion...
6–7.30pm 24 October 2017
Since President Trump’s announcement that the US would pull out of the Paris Agreement on June 1st, there have been mixed messages emerging from the US about its climate...
1–2pm 12 October 2017
Reducing emissions from the extraction, transportation, and burning of fossil fuels is an important mechanism for many countries in order to limit their greenhouse gas emissions...
12.30–1.30pm 29 September 2017
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is perhaps the biggest science-policy experiment ever, involving thousands of researchers and practitioners in each...
6–7pm 28 September 2017
A new book presenting future projections of the Earth's bio-geosphere On the 27 January, 2017, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists moved the arms of its doomsday clock to...
4–5.30pm 28 September 2017
This month there will be have two student presentations. The first will be presented by Fenner Masters student, Alexandra Nichols. Alexandra will present her recent...

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