Past events

Past events

01
Dec
2020

Celebrating Antarctica: climate change, biodiversity, and science »

6pm 1 December 2020

Join us in celebrating Antarctica Day with a panel discussion on the importance of the region, and how it is impacted by climate change.

23
Nov
2020

Delivering on the Paris Climate Agreement – looking ahead to Glasgow »

6pm 23 November 2020

On 12 December, 2015, the Paris Climate Agreement was signed by 197 countries, representing every nation on Earth. Now, almost five years later, how is the world tracking to meet the targets set out in the agreement? How are other countries ratcheting up climate action?

19
Nov
2020

Knowledge to action and action to knowledge: how collaborative processes can address climate change »

4pm 19 November 2020

In this panel session we will discuss how these collaborative processes work in practice and what are the ingredients for success. We will draw on the experience of both ANU researchers and their counterparts outside of academia who have conducted transdisciplinary research related to climate change.

18
Nov
2020

EPBC Act: Federal environment reform in an age of climate crisis »

6pm 18 November 2020

An interim review of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation (EBPC) Act found the law is "ineffective" amid the current "unsustainable" environmental trajectory. Join this College of Law expert panel as they discuss these issues and more.

16
Nov
2020

David Attenborough: A Life On Our Planet - Panel discussion & Screening »

5.30pm 16 November 2020

Film screening of David Attenborough's A Life On Our Planet and panel discussion.

11
Nov
2020

Compound, Cascading and Lingering Disasters - Panel »

12pm 11 November 2020

Compound disasters (where unrelated disasters occur simultaneously) are becoming the norm, rather than the exception, and the response to upcoming disasters in 2020 and 2021 will be done under the continued presence of the COVID pandemic.

10
Nov
2020

COVID-19 and food systems in the Indo-Pacific: An assessment of vulnerabilities, impacts and opportunities for action »

10am 10 November 2020

Join us to discuss ACIAR's response to the COVID-19 pandemic, through which they undertook a multi-stage assessment of current and emerging impacts on food security across the Indo-Pacific region.

03
Nov
2020

Japan’s 2050 Net Zero Target – Is it a Big Deal? »

12pm 3 November 2020

In this event two eminent academics from Japan will discuss the near-term implications of Japan’s net-zero target for energy policy, and what modeling suggest needs to happen for Japan to reach the 2050 target.

03
Nov
2020

Information Session - Hydropower and GHG emissions in the Mekong »

9.30am 3 November 2020

Interested in the future of hydropower in the Mekong? Experts from around the world will present research and answer your questions.

27
Oct
2020

Local crowdfunding for low-emission agriculture »

2pm 27 October 2020

There are many opportunities for climate change abatement in the agricultural sector, but these are often costly to adopt for producers. Experience has shown that farmers have been slow to take up government programs that aim to stimulate so-called ‘carbon farming’.

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