TAG: The Environment Institute
Dr Jeremy Austin is an ARC Senior Research Associate in the School of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Deputy Director of the Australian Centre for Ancient DNA at the University of Adelaide.
Send in the Litigators?. Can the Commonwealth wrest control of the ‘waters of the rivers’ of the Murray and Darling from the Basin States?
There is growing consensus of the need to reduce our carbon dioxide emissions, both in South Australia and the rest of the world. However there are many perspectives as to which technology options to pursue toward this goal, given our present heavy reliance on fossil fuels and substantial investment in capital intensive plant to utilise them.
The talk will assess some of the challenges and opportunities emerging to this end, both locally and internationally, as we seek to manage the transition to a more sustainable future.
Professor Gus Nathan was appointed founding Director of The University of Adelaide’s Centre for Energy Technology in 2009.
Stephen Lincoln is a professor in the School of Chemistry and Physics and in the Research Institute for Climate Change and Sustainability.
Ancient DNA provides a unique means to watch evolution occurring in real time. By tracking genetic changes in ancient populations we can examine the effects of major climatic changes on animal and plant populations from around the world through the last 100,000 years, as well as human impacts and other evolutionary phenomena such as volcanic […]