Past Events

 

 

Tuesday 2 June

TAS Tasmania Monthly Event (online) @ 8:00pm

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This month we have Dr. Cayne Layton from the University of Tasmania giving a talk on “Kelp forests in Tasmania” – the underwater jungle that is the Great Southern Reef and it’s recent decline due to climate change. We will also have other presentations, as well as questions, discussion and chat. Come online and join us. All welcome. More info…

 

Thursday 4 June

NSW Hume Monthly Event (online) @ 7:00pm

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This month we have Dr Mark Diesendorf, Associate Professor at UNSW giving a talk on “An Ecologically Sustainable Energy Future for Australia and the world” – we now have the technologies needed for transitioning our energy system from fossil fuels to an ecologically sustainable system based on renewable energy, energy efficiency and energy conservation. Come online and join us. All welcome. More info…

 

Monday 8 June

VIC Victoria Monthly Event (online) @ 8:00pm

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This month Dr. Blanche Verlie from the Department of Sociology and Social Policy at SEI is giving a talk on “Climate Change and Environmental Education”. We will also have other presentations, as well as questions, discussion and chat to plan action on climate change in Victoria. Come online to Zoom and join us. All welcome.. More info..

 

Saturday 13 June

QLD Queensland Monthly Meeting (online) @ 12:00pm

ZOOMhttps://uqz.zoom.us/j/3302506699       12 Midday QLD time

This month Dr. David King (MPH, FRACGP, Academic General Practitioner with the University of Queensland) will be giving a talk on “Doctors for the Environment Australia and a Healthy Recovery”. We will also have a Queensland election focus: How to lobby your State MP. Come online to Zoom and join us. All welcome.. More info…

 

Saturday 13 June

AUS Monthly Guest Speaker (online) @ 2:00pm

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“Climate Change into the School Curriculum”: Dr Eilam is a senior lecturer at the College of Arts & Education, Victoria University. She has been involved with recent research on what information and action is needed to properly educate students on climate change, especially given the urgency of the crisis. Dr. Eilam will be talking about her research on how information is collated and condensed into what constitutes the nature of climate change, how that is applied to the education curriculum, and how that curriculum is influenced by the political climate. More info… Come online to Zoom. All welcome.

 

Sunday 14 June

NSW Banks Monthly Meeting (online) @ 2:30pm

ZOOMhttps://citizensclimate.zoom.us/j/7868786878        230pm AEST

The meeting begins at 2.30 pm. This month comedian Rod Quantock will be “Contemplating the third wave: climate change“. He will be helping us get our climate message across by making people laugh. Come along and join us. All welcome.

 

Tuesday 16 June

SA South Australia Monthly Meeting (online) @ 8:00pm

ZOOMhttps://citizensclimate.zoom.us/j/7868786878        830pm AEST (8pm SA time)

This month Craig Wilkins (Chief Executive of the Conservation Council of SA) will be talking about “Accelerating South Australia’s climate strategies” – his specialties include high quality political & strategic advice, community campaigning and policy development. We will also have discussion to plan climate action in SA. Come on to Zoom and join us. All welcome.

 

Sunday 21 June

NSW Grayndler Monthly Event (online) @ 5:00pm

ZOOMhttps://citizensclimate.zoom.us/j/7868786878         5:00pm AEST

This month Peter Maganov (Sustainability Manager, Randwick Council) is giving a talk on “Councils and the Climate Emergency” – what initiatives councils across Australia are undertaking to address climate change. We will also discuss climate action for the Grayndler Group. Come on to Zoom and join us. All welcome. More info…

 

Tuesday 23 June

NSW Sydney Monthly Meeting (online) @ 7:00pm

ZOOMhttps://citizensclimate.zoom.us/j/7868786878           7pm AEST

Guest speaker Prof Michael Box will talk about “Geoengineering the Climate” – deliberate large-scale manipulation of our environment to offset the effects of global warming. These include blasting aerosols into the stratosphere, installing orbiting space shields to reflect solar radiation and carbon dioxide removal. Come along and join us. All welcome.

 

Thursday 25 June

AUS National Conversation (online) @ 8:00pm

8 pm NSW, VIC, ACT, TAS, QLD | 7.30 pm SA, NT | 6 pm WA

Join us to discussLobbying to end our addiction to fossil fuels: tough love on a global scale!” – our economy, society and political systems are hopelessly addicted to fossil fuels and all that they deliver. How does a deeper understanding of this aspect of reality assist us in our task of creating political will for a liveable world? Your input will be important as we consider how we relatively minor addicts can influence the chronic addicts we need to reach in industry and politics. Hosted by Rod Mitchell. Rod has over 30 years experience in counselling and will share his recent research on addiction and fossil fuels. Click to join in: https://citizensclimate.zoom.us/j/7868786878

 

Sunday 28 June

ACT Canberra Monthly Meeting (online) @ 1:30pm

ZOOMhttps://citizensclimate.zoom.us/j/7868786878        1:30pm AEST

This month Julian Cribb (distinguished journalist and science communicator) is giving a talk on “How We Can Best Survive the 10 Great Existential Challenges” – he will be exploring with us this central question facing humanity today. We will also discuss climate action for the Canberra Group. Come on to Zoom and join us. All welcome. More info…

 

 

Saturday 9 May

QLD Queensland Monthly Meeting (online) @ 12:00pm

ZOOMhttps://uqz.zoom.us/j/3302506699       12 Midday QLD time

This month we will have Dr Lynette Molyneaux (Centre for Policy Futures, UQ) giving a talk on Queensland and the Global Energy Transition“. We will also have other presentations, as well as questions, discussion and chat. Come online and join us. All welcome. More info…

 

Saturday 9 May

AUS Monthly Guest Speaker (online) @ 2:00pm

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“Wind Farms on farms”: Charlie Prell is a sheep farmer from Crookwell, NSW. He is one of four farmers under the Crookwell 2 windfarm. He has 20 years of experience in renewables, focusing on wind farms, and is a strong public supporter of the benefits wind farms can bring to small regional communities. He is a passionate advocate for an inclusive “benefit sharing” model for wind farm developments, where the whole community benefits from a wind farm, not just the few who host the turbines. More info…

 

Sunday 10 May

NSW Banks Monthly Meeting (online) @ 2:30pm

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This month we will have Belinda Xie, Scientia PhD Candidate at UNSW, giving a talk on “Social and Psychological Factors in Climate Change Perception”. Come online and join us. All welcome. More info…

 

Monday 11 May

VIC Victoria Monthly Meeting (online) @ 8:00pm

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This month Dr Chloe Mackallah from CSIRO is giving a talk on “Australian Climate Models” for the upcoming IPCC Report. We will also have other presentations, as well as questions, discussion and chat to plan action on climate change. Come online to Zoom and join us. All welcome.. More info…

 

Sunday 17 May

NSW Grayndler Monthly Meeting (online) @ 5:00pm

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This month we have Andros Cadavid (Project Manager, SMA Solar) giving a talk on PV Projects in NSW“. We will also have other presentations, as well as questions, discussion and chat and planning climate action for the Grayndler Group. Come online to Zoom and join us. All welcome. More info…

 

Tuesday 19 May

SA South Australia Monthly Meeting (online) @ 8:00pm

ZOOMhttps://citizensclimate.zoom.us/j/7868786878        830pm AEST (8pm SA time)

This month we have Monica Oliphant (Adjunct Associate Professor, University of South Australia) giving a talk on Clean Energy in SA“. We will also have other presentations, as well as questions, discussion and chat and planning climate action in SA. Come online to Zoom and join us. All welcome. More info…

 

Thursday 21 May

AUS National Conversation (online) @ 8:00pm

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Join us to discuss “Drawdown” – drawing carbon back into the earth to keep warming under 2 degrees. Stopping carbon emissions will not be enough, as leaving the atmosphere at around 500ppm CO2 does not in itself solve the problem. More info…

 

Sunday 24 May

ACT Canberra Monthly Meeting (online) @ 2:00pm

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This month we have Professor Kate Auty (former ACT Commissioner for Environmental Sustainability) giving a talk on People Power” – how people are engaged in the new energy economy. The Canberra Group will continue our discussion of how we can take this knowledge and apply it locally. Come online and join us. All welcome. More info…

 

Tuesday 26 May

NSW Sydney Monthly Meeting (online) @ 7:00pm

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I am pleased to announce that we have a guest speaker, Georges River Independent Local Government Councillor Sandy Grekas who will be engaging in a Q&A Session. Come online and join us. All welcome. More info…

 

 

Saturday 11 April

AUS Monthly Guest Speaker (online) @ 1:00pm

1 pm NSW, VIC, ACT, TAS, QLD | 12.30 pm SA, NT | 11 am WA

Cathy Orlando is a scientist, educator and mother of three from Sudbury, Ontario. She founded the first Canadian chapter of Citizens’ Climate Lobby. She was trained by Al Gore and an incredible team of experts assembled by The Climate Project (now The Climate Reality Project) at the Climate Bootcamp on April 4-6, 2008 in Montreal. Cathy will be speaking to us about the implementation of a national Carbon Fee and Dividend, which was brought into legislation in Canada in 2018. If you missed it, or would like to watch it again, click here to see the video of the talk.

 

Sunday 12 April

NSW Banks Monthly Meeting (online) @ 2:30pm

ZOOMhttps://citizensclimate.zoom.us/j/3920795005         230pm AEST

Guest speaker Prof Michael Box will talk about “Geoengineering the Climate” – deliberate large-scale manipulation of our environment to offset the effects of global warming. These include blasting aerosols into the stratosphere, installing orbiting space shields to reflect solar radiation and carbon dioxide removal. If you missed it, see the slides here…

 

Thursday 16 April

EPBC Act Review – Personal Submission Workshop #2 (online) @ 12:00pm AEST

ZOOM – https://citizensclimate.zoom.us/j/94112143336 (password: epbc)   12pm

Join us for a workshop on writing a submission for the Environment Protection & Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999.  This is a once-in-a-decade chance to influence Australia’s key piece of environmental legislation, and demonstrate the political will to bring climate change to the forefront of our environmental protection laws. More info…

 

Sunday 19 April

NSW Grayndler Monthly Meeting (online) @ 5:30pm

ZOOMhttps://citizensclimate.zoom.us/j/3920795005         530pm AEST

Environmental Assessment Advisor for LendleaseCeire Kenny, will be giving a presentation on “Embodied carbon in buildings” – total life cycle carbon emissions of buildings from when the materials are sourced through to their final construction. We will also have an Intro to CCL presentation as well as discuss climate action for the Grayndler (Inner West Sydney) Group.                                                        If you missed it, see the slides here… See the video here…

 

Thursday 23 April

AUS National Conversation (online) @ 8:00pm

8 pm NSW, VIC, ACT, TAS, QLD | 7.30 pm SA, NT | 6 pm WA

Join us to discuss “Transcending the Culture Wars” – the ongoing war between progressives and conservatives, right and left, pro-climate and anti-renewables. COVID-19 has shown that if needed, we are capable of calling a ceasefire and coming together to collaborate and act quickly to solve any immediate crisis. More info…

 

Sunday 26 April

ACT Canberra Monthly Meeting (online) @ 2:00pm

ZOOMhttps://citizensclimate.zoom.us/j/3920795005     Password: 2020    2:00pm AEST

This month we will have guest speaker MATT NURSE, PhD researcher at ANU, to present a talk on “The Science of Science Communication, Science Denial and Misinformation”. We will also debrief and discuss last month’s lobbying efforts. Come along and join us. All welcome. More info…

 

Tuesday 28 April

NSW Sydney Monthly Meeting (online) @ 7:00pm

ZOOMhttps://citizensclimate.zoom.us/j/3920795005     Password: 2020     7pm AEST

This month we will have Sustainability Consultant Wolfgang Spranz telling us about “The Role of Hydrogen” in reducing greenhouse gas emissions, boosting the economy and employment and becoming a major contributor to clean, carbon-dioxide-free energy. Come along and join us. All welcome.