This presentation explores sociological insights into rural energy developments and the possibilities for and barriers to just decarbonisation. Beck Pearse presents some of her research into ‘eco-social’ contestations over new coal mines and large wind and solar utilities in rural NSW.
In this seminar, Dr Steven Lade will examine how the complex interactions between components such as the climate system, hydrological cycle, and terrestrial biosphere can amplify local environmental pressures, and how businesses and cities can assess environmental impacts of their decisions.
This seminar will present the process and findings of an intensive international collaborative process that engaged a diversity of cultures and disciplinary experts working in science, social science, policy, and conservation planning.
In this talk, Dr Matthew Brookhouse will outline the current state of knowledge on snow-gum dieback. The talk will focus upon description of the unmistakable symptoms that distinguish dieback and introduce the candidate insect species currently linked to the phenomenon.