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Decarbonizing the Transport Sector in Australia with Professor Bassam Dally

Recently, Professor Bassam Dally, Deputy Director of the Centre for Energy Technology spoke at the public forum ‘Meeting Australia’s Climate Change Targets: Price, Opportunity and Pathways’ hosted by the Environment Institute and Centre for Energy Technology, University of Adelaide. Professor Bassam Dally has expertise in substantial energy, fuels and combustion. Bassam’s contributions have been recognized with many […]

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VIDEO: Research Tuesdays – Mission Mammal

A number of Environment Institute members were invited to speak at the University’s renown Research Tuesdays called ‘Mission Mammal’. The presenters spoke about many mammal species requiring urgent conservation and what critical role we play in Australia. One of only 17 ‘megadiverse’ nations, we’re home to a huge variety of mammals, with a remarkable 87 […]

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LECTURE: The human cost of climate change: Estimating long-term mortality with Professor Richard Parncutt

Professor Richard Parncutt, from University of Graz, Austria will be visiting the University of Adelaide whilst he tours Australia, delivering his lecture series. He will speak on his perspective on climate change including “global climate change is a matter of life and death for enormous numbers of people — especially in developing countries”. Whilst travelling, […]

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EXHIBITION: “Altered Landscapes” investigating recent changes to the Australian landscape

ASALA inspired exhibition by ACE Artist in Residence Dr. Sue Michael she has been awarded many prizes for her work and recently awarded her PhD on the subject of art and geography. This exhibition will be about Australian regional climate change and adaptation to it. Date: Thursday, 15th August 2019 Time: 3:00pm – 5:00pm Location: University of […]

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EVENT: Botany in the Pub with National Science Week

From ancient flora to plants in space, we are living in an age of space exploration, yet it’s not just humans that are taking a leap. Plants will be critical to the survival of humans in space, as they have been on Earth for millions of years. Date: Friday 16 August Time: 6:00pm–7:30pm Location: Rob Roy Hotel, […]

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DISCUSSION: Can your protein choices really save the planet and do we all need to turn vegan?

Professor Andy Lowe will be speaking in Adelaide at the next Raising the Bar event. This event is a part of a worldwide initiative aimed at making education a part of a city’s popular culture. Each event is a one of a kind, knowledge-driven event in an unusual location, whilst raising the bar on the […]

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2019 Private Land Conservation Conference – Rising to the Challenge

The Environment Institute is proud to be sponsoring the Australian Land Conservation Alliance Conference (PLC19) called “Rising to the Challenge” in Adelaide this year. The fifth national ALCA Conference builds on the growing momentum for conservation on privately owned and managed land across Australia, and so evident from the last four conferences. PLC19 ask presenters and […]

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Research Tuesdays: Mission Mammal

From the lions of the Serengeti to the blue whales of the Southern Ocean, mammals dominate our planet. But their future’s far from assured. Many species now require urgent conservation—and here in Australia we have a critical role to play. Date: Tuesday 13 August 2019 Time: 5:30pm – 6:30pm Location: The Braggs Building, The University […]

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Limiting, sharing access to and permitting use of our climate – Professor Mike Young

Professor Mike Young (Centre for Global Food and Resources) is best known for his contribution to the development of robust natural resource and environmental policies. In recent times, his research has focused on the development of market-based approaches to the resolution of water scarcity and quality issues. Here he speaks on ‘Limiting, sharing access to […]

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The world’s largest natural carbon sink on earth: The Ocean with Professor Bronwyn Gillanders

At the Environment Institute and Centre for Energy Technology‘s public forum ‘Meeting Australia’s Climate Change Targets: Price, Opportunity and Pathways’, Professor Bronwyn Gillanders spoke on ‘The world’s largest natural carbon sink on earth: The Ocean’. Professor Gillanders is the Deputy Director, Environment Institute and a marine biologist from the University of Adelaide. She is currently leading […]

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