Past events

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...
Paris Climate Talks image, Climate Change Institute
12.15–1.45am 29 April 2016
Caroline Lambert, first Counsellor for Climate and the Environment at the European Union delegation to Australia, is one of the few "Climate Diplomats" posted abroad by...
Paris Climate Agreement COP21 ANU
6.10–7.40pm 21 April 2016
Join us to celebrate the signing of the historic Paris Climate Agreement, which will be taking place in New York on 22 April.    A podcast of this event is...
Paris Agreement private finance, Climate Change Institute
2pm 14 April 2016
Moving to a low-carbon global economy signifies one of the largest market and economic transitions in modern society. Such a massive transition requires...
Dr Sophie Lewis, Climate Change Institute
1–2pm 7 April 2016
In recent years, Australia has experienced record drought, flooding, bushfires and heatwaves. Recent extremes triggered controversy about whether these events are linked to...

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