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Energy Futures – Podcasts Now Available

Energy Futures Seminar 1 “Climate Change” PODCASTS AVAILABLE HERE The first seminar in the Energy Futures series “Climate Change” was held last night at the University of Adelaide. The seminar was well attended and comprised of four speakers: Prof. Peter Dowd (Exec Dean, Faculty of ECMS), Prof. Bob Hill (Exec Dean, Faculty of Sciences), Prof. […]

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Powershift Adelaide 2010

Power Shift 2010 is a youth climate summit happening in Adelaide from July 31 to August 1 that will inspire, educate, empower and mobilise young people to take action on climate change! It will bring together hundreds of young people to learn about climate science and solutions, plan how to take action in their communities, […]

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Big Blog Theory

Conservationbytes.com and bravenewclimate.com are finalists in this year’s Big Blog Theory. To celebrate National Science Week, the Big Blog Theory acknowledges the Australian science bloggers making a contribution to science communication and understanding. This year Corey Bradshaw’s blog Conservationbytes.com and Barry’s blog bravenewclimate.com are two of the ten finalists. For a list of the other […]

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2010 South Australian Science Awards Finalists Announced

Two members of the Environment Institute are finalists in the 2010 South Australian Science Excellence Awards. Professor Andy Lowe is a finalist for “Excellence in Research Collaboration” for linking the science of climate change and the loss of species to policy makers. Professor Barry Brook is a finalist for “Community Science Educator of the Year” […]

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Holger Maier Awarded the Biennial Medal by the iEMSs

Professor Holger Maier of the Water Research Centre was awarded the Biennial Medal by the International Environmental Modelling and Software Society for “exceptional research contributions to environmental modelling and software and for promoting the aims of the Society.” The aims of the International Environmental Modelling and Software Society include, develop and use environmental modelling and […]

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Fossil Fuel Future – Podcasts Now Available

Thinking Critically About Sustainable Energy – “Fossil Fuel Future” DOWNLOAD PODCASTS HERE The first seminar in this series “Fossil Fuel Future” was held last night at the Science Exchange. The seminar was well attended with Professor Barry Brook heading an expert panel to discuss our fossil fuel future. Professor Bassam Dally (CET, University of Adelaide) […]

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WHY vs WHY Nuclear Power

WHY vs WHY Nuclear Power is now available from Amazon.com Buy the book here. May saw the release of WHY vs WHY Nuclear Power by Professor Barry Brook and Professor Ian Lowe. The book released by Pantera Press examines the contentious issue of nuclear power from either end of the spectrum. Barry puts forward the […]

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A private secluded reef not so idyllic – for fish

Isolation a threat to Great Barrier Reef fish At first glance it may seem like a good idea to be a fish living the quiet life on a small and isolated reef. But a team of researchers has found that the opposite is the case on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. Using 15 years of long-term […]

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