Past events

Past events

02
Sep
2019

UN Climate Action Summit 2019: A Pacific Youth Talanoa for greater ambition on climate change »

6pm 2 September 2019

The United Nations has called a Global Climate Action Summit to boost ambition and accelerate actions to address climate change.

18
Aug
2019

National Science Week - Living with Climate Change Panel Discussion »

2.30pm 18 August 2019

Join us for this panel discussion with climate and policy experts from the ANU - presented by the ACT Australian Meteorological & Oceanographic Society for National Science Week.

13
Aug
2019

IPCC Special Report on Climate Change & Land: Exploring the implications for Australia »

6pm 13 August 2019

This public lecture will discuss the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) special report on climate change, desertification, land degradation, sustainable land management, food security, and greenhouse gas fluxes in terrestrial ecosystems.

24
Jul
2019

2040: Film screening and panel discussion »

7pm 24 July 2019

Drawing on experts from around the world to focus on climate, economics, technology, civil society, agriculture and sustainability, 2040 maps out a pathway for change that can lead us to a more ecologically sustainable and equitable future.

18
Jul
2019

Climate change, human rights and poverty »

1.30pm 18 July 2019

Climate change will have particularly devastating consequences for hundreds of millions of poor people and will bring a radically decreased standard of living for billions. Governments in Australia and the United States are world leaders in pretending that none of this will happen and enabling fossil-fuel businesses to profit massively as they contribute to the undermining of civilisation as we know it.

09
Jul
2019

Averting Climate Catastrophe: Extinction Rebellion, Business & People Power »

7pm 9 July 2019

In 2018 the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change warned that we have only 12 years at current global greenhouse gas emissions rates before our chances of limiting global warming to 1.5C are seriously at risk. How might such a fundamental shift - from business as usual to transformative change - be achieved?

24
Jun
2019

Climate Café: How can we cut the carbon footprint of our food? »

1.15pm 24 June 2019

Food generates a lot of carbon dioxide and equivalent emissions. There's the agricultural impact to grow it (think fertiliser, feed and flatulant cows). Then there's transport, processing, packaging, disposal and food waste. What we eat matters. But which area has the biggest impact? What's the best way to cut back.

19
Jun
2019

Climate Change: An Existential Crisis »

6.30pm 19 June 2019

In this talk, Dr Albert Palazzo will consider climate change from the perspective of national survival. He will outline the threat climate change poses to the operation of human-made systems on which humanity depends and the risks their destabilisation poses for civilisation.

19
Jun
2019

Innovation needs for 2 degrees »

1.30pm 19 June 2019

Dr Robert Trezona is an investor in clean technology start-ups and a member of the Energy Technology Commission. In this talk he will detail these innovation needs and the potential for directed research to create new technologies that could be scaled via entrepreneurial companies.

17
Jun
2019

Short Course: Climate Essentials »

10am 17 June 2019

This one-day short course has been designed for professionals who want to gain an overview of the latest developments around climate change. This is a foundation course, which can be followed by more specialist courses tailored to the needs of different departments or groups, for example Climate and Security or Climate and Health.

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