Events May 2017

16
May
2017

Creativity and climate change action - Workshop

Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner

How do we effectively and creatively share calls for environmental stewardship and justice i

16
May
2017

Mobilising civil society: can the fossil fuel divestment movement achieve transformational social change?

Neil Gunningham
The divestment movement has harnessed grassroots activists, engaged in innovative and disruptive forms of activism and invoked symbolic politics to persuade the public of the importance and legitimacy of its claims. What else would the movement and its allies need to do to nurture a new norm and prompt a rapid transition to a low-carbon economy?
16
May
2017

The WomanStats Project and Database

Professor Valerie Hudson, Bush School of Government and Public Service

The WomanStats Project began in 2001, with the goal of investigating the relationship between the security of women and the security of nation-states.

16
May
2017

Why forests? Why now? The science, economics, and politics of tropical forests and climate change

Jonah Busch, Center for Global Development.

Tropical forests are an undervalued asset in meeting the greatest global challenges of our time—averting climate change and promoting sustainable development.

16
May
2017

ST Lee Lecture - Climate change crisis: an examination of the turbulent history and modern day consequences of the vulnerability of the Marshall Islands

H.E. President Hilda C. Heine

Overview

Low elevation, extreme floods and persistent droughts have left the Marshall Islands and its people at the mercy of rising sea levels and under threat of losing their homes.

16
May
2017

Post-budget public forum

Dr Sharon Bessell, Professor Miranda Stewart, Professor Warwick McKibbin and Dr John Hewson, Crawford School, ANU; moderated by Catherine McGrath, McGrath Media.

In this special post-budget public forum, some of the best ANU economic, policy and political brains will dissect the 2017 Federal Budget.

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