Past events

12.30–2pm 7 February 2013
Australia’s urban water sector has reached a cross-road. Water and energy are now becoming more closely linked than ever. The CSIRO and Water Services Association of...
1–2pm 22 November 2012
In climate policy, large-scale mitigation typically requires active policy design and intervention. However, if we define adaptation as “change in response to changing...
1–2pm 8 November 2012
The global food system is in crisis. Around one billion of the world’s poor are hungry at the same time one billion ‘affluent’ people are overweight or obese....
1–2pm 6 November 2012
When dry years return to the Murray-Darling Basin (MDB), farmers and towns will turn to groundwater to maintain their water supply. Integrated water management helps people to...
5pm 31 October 2012
The conference theme is Decisions that Work: Linking Sustainability, Environmental Responsibility and Human Well-being The conference will bring together a diverse group of...
1–2pm 18 October 2012
Earth has entered a new geological epoch, the Anthropocene, where humans have become a major driver of unsustainable global environmental change. Current international...
1–2pm 11 October 2012
With the impending passage of the National Wildlife Corridor Plan through cabinet, connectivity conservation has been launched front and centre as a climate change adaptation...
1–2pm 4 October 2012
Least cost options are presented for supplying the Australian National Electricity Market (NEM) with 100% renewable electricity using wind, photovoltaics, concentrating solar...
1–2pm 20 September 2012
There is currently much discussion and activity in the environmental accounting space in Australia and internationally. The United Nations, for example, is sponsoring an...
1–2pm 17 September 2012
The biodiversity crisis continues to worsen in a rapidly changing and increasingly connected world. Diverse and innovative approaches to understanding and managing conservation...
1–2pm 12 September 2012
How many species exist on Earth? Where do these species live? And what will happen to them in the future? I will explore these and other controversial issues that will ultimately...
1–2pm 6 September 2012
A wide variety of systems in nature and society – including fisheries, coral reefs, productive farmland, planetary climate, neural activity in the brain, and financial...
1–2pm 23 August 2012
Evidence based policy making is a popular phrase, but what does it really mean in practice? Policy makers are constantly searching for evidence to improve the quality of their...
5–7.30pm 10 August 2012
'Climate Change: Threat or Theatre' with Professor Janette Lindesay, Associate Director (Education), The Fenner School of Environment and Society, ANU and Deputy Director...
5.15–6.30pm 24 July 2012
Listen to an audio recording of this event. In the final seminar of the 2012 Fenner Forum Series we examine future challenges and opportunities for water management,...
1–2pm 5 July 2012
Mallee eucalypt woodlands covered 383,000 km2 of Australia when Europeans arrived. The higher rainfall areas have been extensively cleared so that now, nationally, 65% of the...
1–2pm 28 June 2012
Frogs are amongst the most charismatic, highly threatened and poorly researched vertebrate taxa. In this talk I will discuss my research on frog ecology in the context of the...
5.30–6.30pm 27 June 2012
Listen to an audio recording of this event. In this fourth of the 2012 Fenner Forum Series we examine future challenges and opportunities for biodiversity conservation...
1–2pm 21 June 2012
A major policy goal for Australia is the design and implementation of a workable water allocation framework for the Murray-Darling Basin (MDB). Because the MDB is a complex...
6–7pm 19 June 2012
Accommodating Australians explores the rise and fall of public housing in Australia since the 1940s, when the Australian government resolved to improve both the affordability...

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