Past events

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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...
1–2pm 28 February 2017
In recent years, Australia has experienced unprecedented heat, including heatwaves and record-breaking hot days, months, seasons and years. Australia has a naturally variable...
1–5pm 25 February 2017
Climate Emergence Declaration cohosted by Engineers Australia and the ANU Climate Change Institute. Saturday 25th February 2017 schedule of events: 11.00am Welcome...
Dr Kyle Whyte (Potawatomi)
12.30–2pm 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...
12.30–1.30pm 21 February 2017
Katherine will talk, from the perspective of an international anti-poverty organisation, about the systemic crisis facing our communities and our planet and...
9.30pm 7 February – 4pm 8 February 2017
Developing effective environmental policy and management is challenging due to high levels of complexity, uncertainty and conflict inherent in these processes. This includes...
5–7pm 7 February 2017
You are invited to the launch of Tony McMichael’s last book, completed by Alistair Woodward and Cameron Muir, and published by Oxford University Press. The message of...
6–7.30pm 6 February 2017
In 2015 the scientific community lost an inspirational professor and a passionate and courageous defender of our planet, who was a mentor and friend to many. Michael Raupach...
Henry Bastaman
9.30–10.30am 3 February 2017
Indonesia has pledged to reduce its carbon emissions by 29 per cent in 2030. This looks ambitious, yet manageable since the Paris Agreement has been ratified and Indonesia is...
Sixth Mass Extinction Ngaio Fitzpatrick
8.30–9.15pm 27 January 2017
Experience the world premiere of The Sixth Mass Extinction – A Dark Entertainment – a stunning glass performance piece. Ngaio Fitzpatrick was the 2016 recipient of...
Climate Change psychology
4.30–6pm 13 December 2016
John Rolls' presentation is now available for download here - Slides (PDF, 10.22MB) This seminar will discuss and interpret the extreme political polarisation on climate...
5.30–7pm 6 December 2016
Planetary Economics and the three domains of sustainable development The energy sector globally has entered an era of radical transition. Driven by...
1–2pm 24 November 2016
The Goulburn is the largest tributary of the Hunter River, an important highly connected surface-groundwater system in eastern Australia. Major land use change over the last 10...
5.30–7pm 22 November 2016
Almost a year ago, the Paris Climate Agreement united the world’s nations in a single climate agreement for the first time.   Now the hard work of implementing the...

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