Past events

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...
12.30–1.30pm 18 September 2017
Matching genetics and management to the operating environment is the fundamental challenge of agriculture. To not do this either incurs unnecessary risk/cost...
5.45–6pm 12 September 2017
This is the first in a series of works to be presented by artists working with climate change. The short work traverses the underworlds of rising sea levels, Greek philosophy and...
5.45–7.30pm 12 September 2017
LISTEN TO PODCAST OF THIS EVENT Please note that we've edited out the artistic work "A lightness of being" as it didn't translate well to a podcast!...
5.30–7.30pm 11 September 2017
In the 21st century Pacific views of the ocean as generative and supportive of distinct ways of human existence are challenged: for many islanders of...
9.30am 11 September – 3.30pm 12 September 2017
There have been many arguments about whether human notions of time are universal or whether they are conceptualised and experienced differently in different linguistic and...
6–7.30pm 5 September 2017
Why do journalists still ask if decision makers ‘believe in climate change’? Why does the media persist in ‘balancing’ public debates by pitching...
5.30–7.30pm 24 August 2017
This lecture discusses how distinctly geological and sociological ideas undergo mutual translation in current debates on climate change, climate justice, and the idea of the...
6–7.30pm 23 August 2017
Tracking Australia's greenhouse gas emissions: the science, challenges & opportunities Listen to a podcast of this event here. PRESENTATIONS FROM THIS SEMINAR...
22 August 2017
In this climate, energy & the environment research cluster snapshot, Neil Gunningham, Darren Sinclair, Christian Downie and Chacko Thomas will discuss their current...
6–7.30pm 10 August 2017
Contemporary scientific practice is much more diverse than it used to be and more change seems likely. Society has expectations of science and scientists but these expectations...
Bunda St re ACT climate mitigation & adaptation strategy
12.15–1.45pm 31 July 2017
Climate Café report (PDF, 2.24 MB) ACT Zero Emissions Blueprint (PDF, 3.07 MB) The ACT Government has set ambitious targets of reducing emissions by 40% from 1990 levels by...
6–7pm 27 July 2017
WATCH THE VIDEO OF THIS EVENT BY CLICKING THE IMAGE ABOVE ANU/THE CANBERRA TIMES MEET THE AUTHOR EVENT In association with School of Regulation and Global Governance (RegNet...
An ice core segment. Credit: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center/Ludovic Brucker
4–5pm 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...
6–7.30pm 18 July 2017
PODCAST AND PRESENTATIONS ARE AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD BELOW: Listen to podcast Valerie Masson Delmotte climate change presentation (PDF, 3.16MB) Eelco Rohling presentation...
10.30am–12pm 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...
Tin can lights designed by Niklavs Rubenis
12.15–1.45pm 26 June 2017
* PRESENTATION SLIDES AND SUMMARY AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE * As a society, we’re throwing things away at a staggering rate, causing serious...

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