Events

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22
Jul
2020

Distinguished Lecture Program - The Changing Nature of Hazard and Disaster »

12pm 22 July 2020

The Changing Nature of Hazard and Disaster Risk in the Anthropocene, presented by Carolina Distinguished Professor Susan L. Cutter.

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.

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07
Feb
2019

ANU Climate Update 2019 »

2.15pm 7 February 2019

ANU Climate Update 2019 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, regulators and leading commentators from across ANU and throughout Australia.

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16
May
2017

Why forests? Why now? The science, economics, and politics of tropical forests and climate change »

3pm 16 May 2017

Tropical forests are an undervalued asset in meeting the greatest global challenges of our time—averting climate change and promoting sustainable development. Despite their importance, tropical forests and their ecosystems are being destroyed at a high and even increasing rate in most forest-rich countries.

16
May
2017

Mobilising Civil Society: Can the Fossil Fuel Divestment Movement Achieve Transformational Social Change? »

1.30pm 16 May 2017

The divestment movement is at the forefront of civil society initiatives to raise public consciousness about climate change.

16
May
2017

Creativity and Climate Change Action Workshop »

11am 16 May 2017

How do we effectively and creatively share calls for environmental stewardship and justice in Oceania with diverse global audiences? Students, artists, writers, scholars and policy makers are invited to participate in this workshop with acclaimed spoken word poet and environmental activist Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner.

08
May
2017

Climate Cafe: Carbon Farming vs Biodiversity - Can we do both? »

1.15pm 8 May 2017

Over the last ten years, there have been various Australian Government programs to support "carbon farming" of trees to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. 

27
Mar
2017

Climate Café: Why is Australia's electricity system in such a mess? »

12.15am 27 March 2017

With power outages occurring in various Australian states, electricity is becoming an increasingly contested issue.  

16
Mar
2017

Understanding stakeholder conflict: Lessons from a wind energy dispute in King Island, Tasmania »

1pm 16 March 2017

In 2012, Hydro Tasmania proposed a large scale, 600 megawatt, wind energy development in King Island, Tasmania.

28
Feb
2017

Climate Change and Ecological Security »

1pm 28 February 2017

There is increasing engagement with the relationship between climate change and security in international relations thought and practice. Yet the nature of this engagement differs significantly, illustrating radically different conceptions of the nature of the threat posed, to whom and (most importantly) what constitute appropriate policy responses.

28
Feb
2017

Hot, hot, hot: Australia’s future extreme temperatures »

1pm 28 February 2017

In this talk, Sophie Lewis will investigate these human influences on past, present and future extreme climate events in Australia. How have recent hot extremes compared to cold extremes? Will future temperatures be more extreme and how so? Are recent extremes a sign of a new normal?

25
Feb
2017

Climate Emergency Declaration »

1pm 25 February 2017

Climate Emergence Declaration cohosted by Engineers Australia and the ANU Climate Change Institute.

24
Feb
2017

Indigenous Peoples' climate Justice Movements »

12.30pm 24 February 2017

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s effort to block the Dakota Access Pipeline is among the most recent Indigenousled movements connected to climate justice. This seminar seeks to provide an overview of the many different Indigenous-led efforts to achieve climate justice.

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