Past events

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...
12.15–1.45pm 21 November 2016
The Yass Valley is one of the state's most salt-affected landscapes, causing reduced pasture yields, soil erosion, loss of biodiversity, declining soil carbon and severely...
1–2pm 17 November 2016
The fossil fuel divestment movement is at the forefront of civil society initiatives to raise public consciousness about the need for a ‘fossil free’ future. This...
9.20am 15 November – 4pm 16 November 2016
The Research School of Earth Sciences, Ice-Climate research theme announces its inaugural Symposium & Workshop "Ice and Climate: Challenges and priorities". The...
Anna Rose What Can You Do
12.15–1.45pm 24 October 2016
Climate change is such a big challenge that it can feel overwhelming. It's easy to feel powerless, but that doesn't mean there's nothing you can do. Come...
4–5pm 29 September 2016
SMALL ISLAND DEVELOPING STATES DISCUSSION GROUP & PHD MID-TERM REVIEW SEMINAR The Pacific islands region offers the geographer fertile scope for fresh thinking. For...
Ngaio Fitzpatrick, Climate Cafe
12.15–1.45pm 19 September 2016
If climate change is one of the greatest threats facing global populations today, why do we treat it as an abstract and ambiguous concept? The evidence that humans are...
5.30–8.20pm 14 September 2016
Our climate is changing with alarming consequences worldwide. As mankind is threatened by the collapse of ecosystems, showing solutions, telling a feel-good story… this may...
coal to wind image
12–1.30pm 14 September 2016
Sustainable economic growth means that countries must shift their production to "green products" that will drastically reduce environmental damage. Seizing on the...
Cliamte Cafe Chris Barrie Climate security
12.15–1.45pm 29 August 2016
Climate change is exacerbating tensions in areas with existing global instability, increasing the risk and changing the nature of conflict.   It is far more than...
Climate early warning and early action in Vanuatu
4–5pm 25 August 2016
Like many Pacific Island Nations, the ability of Vanuatu’s Meteorology and Geohazards Department (VMGD) to provide climate information at a scale relevant to the scientific...

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