Events

Past events

02
Sep
2020

In conversation with Marian Wilkinson »

6pm 2 September 2020

Marian Wilkinson will be in conversation with Professor Frank Jotzo on Marian's new book The Carbon Club.

24
Aug
2020

Master of Climate Change/ Master of Energy Change webinar »

4pm 24 August 2020

Join us at the ANU Virtual Open Week to hear about the Master of Climate Change and Master of Energy Change programs that are offered by the Australian National University.

20
Aug
2020

In conversation with Rebecca Huntley »

6pm 20 August 2020

Rebecca Huntley in conversation with Andrew Leigh on Rebecca's new book, How to Talk About Climate Change in a Way That Makes a Difference.

20
Aug
2020

Climate Change - Strategies for emotional wellbeing »

12pm 20 August 2020

Join us in this event to hear from clinical psychologists, Dr Bronwyn Gresham and Dr Susie Burke, as they discuss techniques and strategies for dealing with the complex emotions associated with climate change and its impacts.

14
Aug
2020

TEDxCanberraCountdown: Flattening the Climate Curve »

5pm 14 August 2020

"Flatten the curve!" Our community's motto for dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic has shown what can be accomplished when we act with solidarity, determination and kindness. Now, let's come together and use the same spirit to #JoinTheCountdown. Let's change climate change!

13
Aug
2020

Requiem for a Reef »

11.30am 13 August 2020

Requiem for a Reef is a collaborative and immersive work of advocacy for the endangered Great Barrier Reef by artist Ngaio Fitzpatrick, composer Alexander Hunter and nine musicians. The evening will consist of a performance, followed by a Q&A with Ngaio.

06
Aug
2020

Meet the author - In conversation with Paddy Manning »

6pm 6 August 2020

Paddy Manning will be in conversation with Helen Haines on Paddy’s new book Body Count. How Climate Change is Killing Us.

06
Aug
2020

COVID-19 and Climate Change: Pacific impacts and climate negotiations »

12pm 6 August 2020

Join us for this online event with international relations experts Hon. Prof Howard Bamsey and Prof Meg Keen, to discuss learnings from and implications of COVID-19 for global climate negotiations, and climate action and responses in the Pacific.

23
Jul
2020

COVID-19 and Climate Change: Health implications »

12pm 23 July 2020

Environmental health researcher Dr Aparna Lal, and cardiologist Dr Arnagretta Hunter will discuss the health implications of COVID-19 and climate change.  They’ll cover public health responses and any learnings we can apply to addressing the health impacts of climate change.

23
Jul
2020

COVID-19 and Climate Change - Event series »

12pm 23 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.

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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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