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PlanetFix: Climate Change Solutions – Student Competition

We’re calling on SA students to find climate change solutions. In partnership with The Advertiser, the Environment Institute has launched PlanetFix, an exciting competition for high school students in years 8-12. Entry Dates: Saturday 19th October 2019 – Monday 17th November 2019 Entry form: Student entry form Required: In 50 words or less, what is your best […]

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EVENT: Research Tuesdays: CLIMATE CHANGED

Popular University of Adelaide event, Research Tuesdays is on again and this time members of the Environment Institute will be speaking about climate change. Time: 5:30pm – 6:30pm Date: Tuesday 12th November 2019 Location: Braggs lecture theatre, University of Adelaide Bookings: Eventbrite As arguably one of the most critical issue of our time. But how […]

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VIDEO: Professor Richard Parncutt – The Human Cost of Climate Change

The Environment Institute recently hosted Professor Richard Parncutt, from University of Graz, Austria when he visited the University of Adelaide as he toured Australia, delivering his lecture series. Whilst travelling, he aimed to leave low-carbon footprint and declared this would be his last international trip. Although quite a grim presentation at times, Professor Parncutt advised on […]

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Transition Film Festival 2019 – Adelaide

The Transition Film Festival will once again deliver quality world-class, thought-provoking films during October 2019. Locations: Adelaide Sustainability Centre, The Marion Cultural Centre, UniSA, Mawson Lakes When: October 2019 Time: 7:00pm Tickets: bookings via Eventbrite The festival is supported by Conservation SA and the Mount Lofty Ranges Natural Resources Management Board and curated by Transitions Film […]

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Schools for climate strike Adelaide 2019

As the movement for climate change builds, the ‘Schools for Climate Strike’ was held on Friday 20th September 2019. Up to 20,000 people attended in Adelaide and up to 350,000 people were in attendance at various strikes throughout Australia. Around the world, millions of people gathered to strike events. Image: Crowd of all ages at Tarntanyangga […]

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52 Climate Actions – How you can make positive changes daily

A number of international, permaculture organisations have joined forces to promote permaculture based solutions to climate change. This eventuated after the International Permaculture Convergence declaration to the Paris Climate Conference in 2015. The aim of this partnership is to: help people understand their personal power in tackling climate change show people the best responses to climate […]

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VIDEO: Panel discussion for Meeting Australia’s Climate Change Targets: Price, Opportunity and Pathways

This is the final panel discussion of the Environment Institute and the Centre for Energy Technology joint forum for ‘Meeting Australia’s Climate Change Targets: Price, Opportunity and Pathways’ on the 29th of April 2019. The forum brought together scientific experts who presented their perspectives of different options to meet our emissions targets by 2050 and […]

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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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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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