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09
Jul
2020

COVID-19 and Climate Change: Communications »

12pm 9 July 2020

Recent months have seen the COVID-19 pandemic emerge as a global crisis requiring immediate, wide-spread and evidence-based action. As countries have taken drastic measures to curb the spread of the virus, comparisons have arisen between the global response to COVID-19 and climate change.

02
Jul
2020

Deploying stimulus for a better world »

9am 2 July 2020

Economic recovery from COVID19 will require a massive global stimulus. Join Barbara Buchner, Frank Jotzo and Adele Morris in a discussion on how the required stimulus presents an opportunity for governments to address the pressing need for solutions to climate change, while at the same time supporting economic recovery

30
Jun
2020

Technology neutrality and green industrial policy: Odd couple or unholy marriage? »

12.30pm 30 June 2020

Technology Neutrality is a popular and widely used policy principle, but not without its critics. Green Industrial Policy is increasingly being seen as an important component of approaches to meeting the twin challenges of environmental sustainability and economic development.

25
Jun
2020

COVID-19 and Climate Change: Policy responses »

12pm 25 June 2020

Recent months have seen the COVID-19 pandemic emerge as a global crisis requiring immediate, wide-spread and evidence-based action. As countries have taken drastic measures to curb the spread of the virus, comparisons have arisen between the global response to COVID-19 and climate change.

19
Jun
2020

Australia, climate change and the pandemic »

10.30am 19 June 2020

The ANU Crawford Leadership Forum presents the 'Big Picture Series: Australia in a COVID-19 world'.

17
Jun
2020

Fiscal stimulus for low-carbon compatible COVID-19 recovery: criteria for infrastructure investment in Australia »

12pm 17 June 2020

This webinar will present new research that proposes a set of criteria for economic stimulus through public investments as part of a COVID-19 recovery, to identify options that create jobs and support economic, are consistent with a low-carbon transition, and bring broader economic, environmental and social benefits.

16
Jun
2020

Indonesian Students' webinar: Master of Energy Change / Master of Climate Change »

5pm 16 June 2020

The Australian National University presents a special Indonesia-focused webinar explaining the ANU Master of Climate Change & Master of Energy Change programs.

16
Jun
2020

Webinar: Finding agency and action in a time of ecological crisis »

12.30pm 16 June 2020

What would it look like if climate activism acknowledged that our existing democratic norms and institutions will not deliver the scale and pace of change necessary, and are also fundamentally ill-suited to enabling human survival as ecologies collapse?

12
Jun
2020

Which way for the Technology Investment Roadmap? »

12pm 12 June 2020

The ANU Energy Change Institute and Climate Change Institute presented an open public forum on 12 June on the Australian Government’s recently released 2020 Technology Investment Roadmap discussion paper.

11
Jun
2020

COVID-19 and Climate Change: Parallels and disconnects »

12pm 11 June 2020

Recent months have seen the COVID-19 pandemic emerge as a global crisis requiring immediate, wide-spread and evidence-based action. As countries have taken drastic measures to curb the spread of the virus, comparisons have arisen between the global response to COVID-19 and climate change.

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16
Mar
2019

Move to Zero: Film Screening and Discussion »

12pm 16 March 2019

Join Party Leader of Australian Dance Party, Alison Plevey, Dr Kate Auty, Commissioner for Sustainability and the Environment in the ACT and Will Grant, Centre for the Public Awareness of Science in discussion. A focussed viewing of Australian Dance Party's Move to Zero films will accompany the discussions.

12
Mar
2019

Portents of climate tipping points in the atmosphere-ocean system »

6.15pm 12 March 2019

Linear global temperature projections portrayed by the IPCC for 2100 to 2300 are examined in perspective of the history of the atmosphere-ocean system during the last 800,000 years. Previous interglacial periods display sharp transient cooling (stadials) events in the wake of peak temperatures, consequent on the flow of cold ice melt water from the major ice sheets into the oceans. 

10
Mar
2019

Solar System Walk-Out »

3pm 10 March 2019

Join artist John Reid and curator Ngaio Fitzpatrick in a concluding event to the Gaia Hypothesis exhibition at Belconnen Arts Centre; Walk-Out into the Solar System for a group, one-minute, 1,800 km journey relative to the Sun in protest at the mining of coal in the Galilee Basin, Queensland.

08
Mar
2019

Coal, climate change mitigation and populism »

12.30pm 8 March 2019

In order to fulfil international climate targets, across the globe coal used in the energy sector will need to be phased out until mid-century, at the latest.

05
Mar
2019

The climate change debate: Truth, lies and misconceptions »

6pm 5 March 2019

If you are confused about the competing claims with respect to climate change, here is your chance to interact with some of the world experts in their fields from the ANU on the actual science associated with global warming.

04
Mar
2019

Climate Update 2019 - Adelaide »

6pm 4 March 2019

Climate Update 2019 - Adelaide will present an overview of how our climate is changing and how we are responding to these changes in Australia and around the world. You'll hear from experts, practitioners and leading commentators, including from the University of Adelaide and the Australian National University.

21
Feb
2019

Climate Update 2019 - Sydney »

6pm 21 February 2019

Climate Update 2019 - Sydney will present an overview of how our climate is changing and how we are responding to these changes in Australia and around the world. You'll hear from experts, practitioners and leading commentators, including from ANU and UTS.

14
Feb
2019

Adapting to climate change adaptation: Local governance responses in rural Indonesia »

9.30am 14 February 2019

This seminar will be presented by ANU PhD student Skye Turner-Walker as her mid-term review seminar.

08
Feb
2019

Art exhibition: Gaia Hypothesis »

6pm 8 February 2019

The exhibition brings together the work of nine highly recognized artists working across diverse mediums including photography, performance, augmented reality, sculpture and installation with themes relating to climate change.

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21
Jun
2017

21st Century Regulation and Governance Challenges »

2.30pm 21 June 2017

Let eminent scholars in the fields of regulation, governance and policy take you on a tour de force of regulatory approaches to the major societal and environmental challenges of our time including climate change. Other themes include: crime, human rights, and health equity.

19
Jun
2017

Climate Science Winter School: The Science of Climate Change »

10am 19 June 2017

The ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate System Science will host its  6th annual winter school on June 19-23, 2017 at the Climate Change Research Centre, UNSW.

15
Jun
2017

Agricultural adaptation and performance under a changing climate in Malawi: the Green Belt Initiative and the Farm Input Subsidy Program »

2pm 15 June 2017

The changing climate compounded with the growing population poses a food security challenge for Malawi. Adaptation to climate change in the water and agriculture sectors is expected to improve food production and enhance food security.

07
Jun
2017

Drought and Famine Relief in Papua New Guinea, 2015-2016 »

4.15pm 7 June 2017

PNG was severely impacted by the 2015-16 El Niño drought and, at some very high altitude locations, a series of destructive frosts. The drought and frosts impacted many rural villagers between mid-2015 and late 2016, with some people still severely impacted in early 2017.

05
Jun
2017

World Environment Day 2017 »

7pm 5 June 2017

Join us for a discussion with ACT Environment Minister Shane Rattenbury and Professor Mark Howden, Director of the ANU Climate Institute.

30
May
2017

Climate adaptation: to transform or not transform. A salutary case study »

1.30pm 30 May 2017

There is increasing interest (perhaps even hype) in transformational adaptation to climate change in agriculture, i.e. adaptation that involves large-scale, novel responses to reduce vulnerability to climate risks.

29
May
2017

Climate Café: Can Societal Addiction Therapy transform our approach to climate change?  »

1.15pm 29 May 2017

Despite global efforts to avoid dangerous climate change, we’re on track for temperature increases that easily exceed the agreed ‘safe’ threshold of 2°C. Clearly existing approaches to the problem are not working fast enough.

24
May
2017

Should the US leave the Paris Climate Agreement? »

7pm 24 May 2017

The White House has announced that the US will make a decision on whether to quit the Paris Climate Agreement in the near future.

18
May
2017

We deserve to thrive: poetry and climate activism »

6pm 18 May 2017

Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner is a Marshall Islander poet and spoken word artist. She received international acclaim through her inspirational poetry performance at the opening of the United Nations Climate Summit in New York in 2014.

16
May
2017

ST Lee Lecture - Climate change crisis: an examination of the turbulent history and modern day consequences of the vulnerability of the Marshall...

7pm 16 May 2017

Low elevation, extreme floods and persistent droughts have left the Marshall Islands and its people at the mercy of rising sea levels and under threat of losing their homes.

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