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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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Measurement and feedback for Climate Change by Associate Professor Nick Falkner

Associate Professor Nick Falkner is Director of the Australian Smart Cities Consortium, working across disciplines to address the multi-faceted problems of human habitation, with a focus on using technology in the best ways to enhance quality of life and drive economic development. He sees sustainability, and reduced environmental impact, as one of the key outcomes […]

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Australian Public and Farmers’ Climate Change Beliefs and Behaviour with Professor Sarah Wheeler

Professor Sarah Wheeler is an agricultural and resource economist and the Associate Director of Research with the Centre for Global Food and Resources, Faculty of Professions at the University of Adelaide. Her research interests include climate change adaptation and behaviour by farmers and consumers, and water policy in the Murray-Darling Basin. She recently spoke on […]

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Forum success at ‘Meeting Australia’s Climate Change Targets: Price, Opportunity and Pathways’

The Environment Institute and the Centre for Energy Technology was excited to host a joint forum ‘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 answered key questions […]

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Climate Change Wiped out the ‘Siberian Unicorn’

New research has shed light on the origin and extinction of a giant, shaggy Ice Age rhinoceros known as the Siberian unicorn because of its extraordinary single horn. An international team of researchers from Adelaide, Sydney, London, the Netherlands, and Russia, have settled a long-standing debate about the relationship of the Siberian unicorn to living […]

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Winner: Associate Professor Seth Westra Wins 2018 SA Climate Leaders Awards

The SA Climate Leaders Awards recognises the achievements of individuals and organisations who take action to address climate change in South Australia. Entries for the 2018 awards were received from many different industries and sectors, including local councils, the building industry, community organisations and more. The Environment Institute had two members nominated for this outstanding award. Associate […]

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