Past events

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...
7–9pm 19 August 2016
The Big Climate Trivia Night We talk a lot about climate but… what do you know about it? Join our trivia night to find out (and win prizes!). When...
Michael Roderick, ANU Climate Change Institute
1–2pm 17 August 2016
Instrumental observations show warming of perhaps 1°C over the last century at large spatial scales with some important regional differences. Some of that warming...
10.30–11.30pm 11 August 2016
Adequate climate change adaptation is critical for the sustainable development of small island developing states (SIDS). SIDS are 58 countries forming a distinct group of...
Professor Dipesh Chakrabarty
12.30–1.30pm 4 August 2016
While the phenomenon of planetary climate change is defined primarily by natural scientists and is often addressed, in practical terms, by the policy sciences,...
12.15–1.45pm 25 July 2016
More carbon is stored in soil than in the atmosphere and vegetation combined, making its management critical for climate change mitigation and adaptation.  Carbon...
6pm 21 June 2016
Download podcast of this event - https://soundcloud.com/experience_anu/the-vote-climate-change-energy-environment What can we expect from each...
4–5.30pm 15 June 2016
The real work is just beginning: Professor Ottmar Edenhofer explores the issues for international climate policy to make the Paris Agreement a success. Among...
I don't believe in global warming, by Banksy, Climate Change Institute
12–1pm 14 June 2016
In Australia, climate changes are hard to ignore.  They appear to increasingly be impacting on things we value: ecosystems including the Great Barrier Reef, fisheries,...
US Climate Policy, ANU Climate Change Institute
5.30–6.45pm 8 June 2016
Through strong use of his executive powers, President Barack Obama has repositioned the US as a global leader in the fight against climate change.  With the...
Climate Cafe, Climate Change Institute, Why do International Agreement Succeed or Fail?
12.15–1.45pm 30 May 2016
In this Climate Café, Luke Kemp will present a framework for analysing international environmental agreements.  Why do some regimes, such as the Montreal Protocol on ozone...

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