Past events

6–7.30pm 8 August 2018
When does science change the world? What does it take for research to shape policy, practice, or social norms? How can - and should - research engage with business, policy...
6–7.30pm 19 July 2018
How do people change their communities? What are the ripples beyond their actions? What does it take for a community to push back against global forces to secure their own...
10–11.30am 10 July 2018
SLIDES FOR THIS PRESENTATION ARE NOW AVAILABLE HERE   At the same time as the Paris Agreement was signed in December 2015, the European Union launched its...
5.30–8pm 12 June 2018
"Guardians of the Earth" tells the story of how 195 governments gathered in Paris and agreed to pursue efforts to limit temperature increase for planet Earth to well...
1–2.30pm 30 May 2018
Which areas is it fair and reasonable for a university to invest in? What does forward-looking and ethical investment mean for an organisation like ANU? How...
5.30–7pm 29 May 2018
Reaching the ambitions of the Paris Agreement will require global changes towards low-carbon, climate-resilient economies. We are witnessing a proliferation of...
1–2pm 12 April 2018
The Fenner School of Environment & Society invite you to their annual briefing on the condition of Australia’s natural resources and ecosystems. This year, ANU and...
6–7pm 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...
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) Can we have...
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
Australia faces significant social, economic and environmental impacts from climate change across almost every sector. But to date, the full range and impact of climate...
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. Climate Coasters (presented at the...
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
The evidence that our climate is changing due to human activity is overwhelming. Yet attitudes towards climate change vary widely within the Australian community, with a small...

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