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Summer Series 2020: Adapting to extreme weather events in our changing world

The Summer Series 2020 is a fantastic way to start the year of research. Join us for this informative presentation series at the University of Adelaide. Our speakers are exceptional, inclusive and innovative. These speakers educate, engage, and energise our community. They represent the diversity in our research interests and community – approaches, career stage, […]

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The search for climate change and bushfire solutions with Dr Douglas Bardsley

As the climate changes, weather conditions are being generated that are more conducive for bushfires. As a result of climate change, we are seeing a range of severe fires in places that have not experienced such natural disasters before; fires at different times of year to what has been the historical norm in other places; […]

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Australia’s history of fire, until the arrival of humans 50,000 years ago

As fires continue to rage on the east coast of Australia, Professor Bob Hill explores the history of fire prior to the arrival of humans. The Earth has a long history of fire burning vegetation, mostly at times in the past when atmospheric oxygen was considerably higher than it is now and fire could burn more […]

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VIDEO: Research Tuesday – climate changed

A panel of experts from the University of Adelaide came together to talk about one of the most critical issue of our time. They discussed: what past climate change events can tell us about how Earth’s systems will react in future how climate change will exacerbate existing threats to species and ecosystems, including land clearance and […]

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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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