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Garnaut Climate Change Review Update 2011: Live Webcast

Posted in Events, Research by Kate Archdeacon on June 7th, 2011

16 June , 2011
6:30 pmto7:30 pm

In November 2010, Professor Ross Garnaut was commissioned to provide an update to the 2008 Climate Change Review for the Australian Government and community. Since then, the Garnaut Climate Change Review Update 2011 has released a series of papers addressing developments across a range of areas including climate change science and impacts, international mitigation progress, carbon pricing, land, innovation, and the electricity sector. Professor Garnaut will deliver his final report to the Prime Minister on 31 May 2011. At this forum, he will discuss the key findings of his update and present his recommendations for action on climate change in the national interest. For further information see

Thursday June 16, 6:30 – 7:30pm

This public lecture is presented to you by the University of Melbourne, the Faculty of Business and Economics, the Melbourne Energy Institute and the Melbourne Sustainability Society Institute.

The lecture is full – Please REGISTER to receive webcast link information.

Climate Change Public Lecture: Ross Garnaut

Posted in Events by Kate Archdeacon on January 17th, 2011

3 February , 2011
6:00 pmto7:00 pm

Source: Victorian Climate Action Calendar

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Anglican Archbishop of Melbourne Speaks on Sustainability

Posted in Events by Virginia on May 12th, 2009

Anglican Archbishop of Melbourne, Dr Philip Freier, hosts a monthly series of “Conversations” at Federation Square in Melbourne. They are free, public events with topics and themes “on the public mind”.

Dr Freier will be joined by the PM’s adviser on Climate Change and author of the 2008 Garnaut Climate Change Review, Professor Ross Garnaut, for a discussion on exploring the question ‘Does Australia have a sustainable future?’ The conversation is expected to be challenging and controversial as it considers the difficult energy choices which lie before us.

Christian nuclear energy advocate and environmentalist, Ian Hore-Lacy, will also join the archbishop and Professor Garnaut for the conversation. Mr Hore-Lacy believes Christians are focusing on the wrong thing: “Christians need to stop talking about the environment and properly address the broader and more significant reality of God’s creation.” He believes ‘populist bandwagons’ are distracting attention from the real solutions.

Event: ‘Conversation’ with Dr Philip Freier on Sustainability
: 7.30 – 8:45 am, Tuesday 19 May 2009
: BMW Edge, Federation Square, Melbourne

‘Festival of Ideas’ at the University of Melbourne

Posted in Events by Virginia on April 8th, 2009

The University of Melbourne will be host to a ‘Festival of Ideas’ from 15-20 June this year, at which key thinkers from around the globe will consider some of the major issues facing the world in relation to “Climate Change and Cultural Change”.

The Festival has a live streaming video for more information available at:

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