Past events

Tin can lights designed by Niklavs Rubenis
12.15–1.45pm 26 June 2017
As a society, we’re throwing things away at a staggering rate, causing serious health and environmental problems, including contributing to climate changes. But what...
6–7.50pm 22 June 2017
Bangladesh is often described as the most vulnerable country on the planet in the face of a changing climate. It's predicted to lose 17 percent of its land by the end of...
6.30–7.30pm 21 June 2017
Anna Krien will be in conversation with Will Steffen to discuss her new book, Quarterly Essay 66, The Long Goodbye: Coal, Coral and Australia's Climate Deadlock, ...
1.30–7.30pm 21 June 2017
1.30-4.15pm Symposium: ‘21st Century Regulation and Governance Challenges’ Let eminent scholars in the fields of regulation, governance and policy take you on a...
9am 19 June – 5pm 23 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. The 2017...
1–2pm 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...
3.15–5.15pm 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...
6–8pm 5 June 2017
The Paris Agreement: the role of cities, universities and NGO’s in achieving action on climate change With so many national governments still dragging their heels on...
Image from Flickr by Ed Dunens
12.30–1.30pm 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...
12.15–1.45pm 29 May 2017
PROFESSOR ROBERT COSTANZA'S PRESENTATION AND A SUMMARY OF THE DISCUSSION AT THIS EVENT ARE AVAILABLE TO DOWNLOAD BELOW: Presentation (PDF, 3.8MB) Report (PDF, 2.58MB)...
President Donald Trump signs climate executive order
6–7pm 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. Currently Trump’s aides are...
5–7pm 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...
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6–7.30pm 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....
Image by Jay on Flickr
2–3.30pm 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...
12.30–1.30pm 16 May 2017
The divestment movement is at the forefront of civil society initiatives to raise public consciousness about climate change. This paper shows how the movement has harnessed...
10am–2pm 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...
12.15–1.45pm 8 May 2017
DAVID FREUDENBERGER'S PRESENTATION AND A SUMMARY OF DISCUSSION AT THIS EVENT ARE AVAILABLE TO DOWNLOAD BELOW: Freudenberger Climate Café Presentation (PDF, 2.95MB)​ Clime...
electric towers Telstra tower
12.15am–1.45pm 27 March 2017
Hugh Saddler’s presentation – What has gone wrong with electricity supply (PDF, 605KB) Hugh Saddler’s notes – Climate Café Hugh Saddler Notes 27 march...
King Island wind turbines
1–2pm 16 March 2017
In 2012, Hydro Tasmania proposed a large scale, 600 megawatt, wind energy development in King Island, Tasmania. Despite adopting what was described as ‘best practice...
1–2.30pm 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...

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