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Stephen Howes Presentation

Download a podcast of Stephen Howes presenting ‘Mitigating Climate Change – How and why economists have changed their minds’ for the Environment Institute. The Environment Institute and The School of Economics presented a free public lecture by Professor Stephen Howes, Director of International and Development Economics in the Crawford School of Economics and Governance at […]

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Curt Stager Presentation

Download a podcast of Curt Stager presenting ‘Climate whiplash: What happens AFTER global warming?’ for The Environment Institute. Curt Stager is a paleoecologist, educator, and science journalist whose research for the last three decades has dealt with the climatic history of the eastern United States, Peru, and Africa. A “reformed climate skeptic” whose earlier doubts […]

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Ross Garnaut – ‘Responding to climate change in our national interest’

The Environment Institute presents a free public presentation by Professor Ross Garnaut, entitled ‘Responding to climate change in our national interest.’ Ross Garnaut is one of Australia’s most distinguished and well-known economists. He has held senior roles in universities, business, government and other Australian and international institutions. He is Vice-Chancellor’s Fellow and Professorial Fellow in […]

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New directions in avian migration research – Guest Blogger Berton Harris

May 14-15 was World Migratory Bird Day, and guest blogger Berton Harris explores the latest methods scientists are using to discover the secrets of bird migration in order to promote the conservation of these long-distance travellers. Guest Post by Berton Harris, Berton Harris is a PhD student in Global Ecology Lab at the Environment Institute […]

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ACEBB Seminar – Dr Michael Goodisman

Download a podcast of Dr Michael Goodisman presenting at the first ACEBB seminar of 2011. Associate Professor of Biology at the Georgia Institute of Technology, Dr Michael presented on “The evolutionary genetic causes and consequences of sociality in insects” Abstract: The evolution of sociality represented one of the major transition points in evolutionary history. We […]

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A new phase of TERN is about to start

In the latest round of support for the Terrestrial Ecosystem Research Network (TERN) a proposal by Profs Wayne Meyer and David Chittleborough has received support. The new support will enable continuation and supplementation of the energy, CO2 and H2O monitoring system set up over mallee vegetation on Calperum Station just north of Renmark. The 20 […]

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Stephen Howes ‘Mitigating Climate Change – How and why economists have changed their minds’

The Environment Institute and The School of Economics present a free public lecture by Professor Stephen Howes, Director of International and Development Economics in the Crawford School of Economics and Governance at the Australian National University. Stephen previously worked as the Lead Economist for India for the World Bank and as the Chief Economist at […]

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