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Climate Café: Can cartoons transform our attitudes to climate change?

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Nov2712:15 pm What is Happening: The evidence that our climate is changing due to human activity is overwhelming....
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CURF Annual Forum: Towards a Carbon-Neutral Society: Canberra and the Region

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Nov308:30 am What is Happening: Registrations now open – CURF Annual Forum 2017 – FREE EVENT REGISTRATION OPEN...
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Dispelling the fog of war: climate change and international security

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Nov95:45 pm What is Happening: The ANU Climate Change Institute invites you to a joint artistic performance and public lecture:...
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Climathon Canberra: How can we make Canberra the EV capital of Australia?

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Oct275:30 pm What is Happening: Do you want to see more electric vehicles in Canberra? Are you interested...
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Conservation Council Spring Mingle

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Oct276:00 pm Join us to celebrate the environment achievements of our Member Groups and our region at the...
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Energy Change Institute Open Day

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Oct309:00 am This year’s Open Day program will include: State of the Institute – Prof Ken Baldwin, Director,...
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Green Drinks

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Oct105:30 pm Green Drinks Canberra is a monthly event for socialising and professional networking, created for those interested...
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Party at Downer Shops and Sewing Repair Cafe

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Oct1410:00 am Come along and celebrate the rejuvenated Downer shops! Loads of stalls and fun activities for the...
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Living Greener Festival

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Oct110:00 am A fun festival day of sustainable & fair trade food, kids activities, market stalls & loads...
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Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Issues in the ACT

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Sep2612:00 pm The Conservation Council’s monthly Environment Exchange is hosting a special event with Ben Ponton, Director General,...
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Film Screening: Coal – Is It Worth It?

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Sep196:30 pm Coal – Is It Worth it?’ is a new documentary by veteran filmmaker John Davis who...
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Urban Foraging Walk

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Oct73:00 pm Organised by Canberra Environment Centre: Susan Hutchinson is an avid forager and is keen to teach...
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Round table discussion on ways to reduce extreme weather events.

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Sep102:30 pm Bangladesh Environment NetWork (BEN) & Climate Action Canberra are organising a Round Table discussion to find...
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Adapting our Cities to Sea Level Rise

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Sep125:45 pm DESCRIPTION With recent research suggesting that global warming could raise sea levels by up to 2.5...
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A lightness of being

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Sep125:45 pm A lightness of being by Ngaio Fitzpatrick This is the first in a series of works...
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ACTSmart Business Sustainability Expo

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Sep710:00 am EXPO Every business wants to grow through ideas that don’t cost the Earth. Ideas that save...
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Sustainable House Tour in Coombs

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Aug192:00 pm What is Happening: This home is a newly build beautiful solar passive house in Coombs. It...
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Climate, energy & the environment research cluster snapshot

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Aug2212:30 pm SEMINAR Speakers Neil Gunningham, Darren Sinclair, Christian Downie and Chacko Thomas In this climate, energy & the environment...
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ISCCC Public forum on proposed Fyshwick Materials Recovery and Waste to Energy Incinerator

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Aug237:00 pm What is Happening: The Inner South Canberra Community Council is organising this public forum at 7pm...
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The Sustainable Wardrobe

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Aug306:00 pm WHAT DOES A SUSTAINABLE WARDROBE LOOK LIKE? This event is organised by the Environment Centre: The...
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Making Zero Waste Products

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Aug86:00 pm This event is organised by the Canberra Environment Centre: There are hundreds of cleaning and beauty...
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2017 Solar House Day Bus Tour

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Jul3010:30 am Come and join us for a bus tour to view our region’s best climate appropriate energy-efficient...
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Stop Adani film screening: Guarding the Galilee

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Jul235:00 pm To support the Stop Adani campaign, A Chorus of Women is hosting a film screening of...
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Hot Dry and Deadly: Impacts of Climate Change on Nature in NSW Report Launch

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Jul216:00 pm What is Happening: The Nature Conservation Council NSW is organising this event. WHAT:  Hot Dry and...
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Public Forum: Zero emissions by 2050, managing our trees and stormwater

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Jul117:00 pm The Inner South Canberra Community Council is organising a public forum on: – Towards Zero Emissions:...
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The United States Energy Transition Public Lecture

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Jul266:00 pm The ANU Energy Change Institute will host a public lecture by the Director of the United...
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Actsmart about your heating

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Jul266:00 pm What is Happening: Winter is here and making your home warm and comfortable generally comes at...
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Sustainable House Tour – Lyneham

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Jul12:00 pm What is Happening: This house tour, organised by SEE-Change, will showcase how you can make an...
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Climate Change – A Global Science Update

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Jul186:00 pm What is Happening: This event, organised by the ANU Climate Change Institute, will give an update...
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Climate Cafe: Re-imagining our Approach to Waste

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Jun2612:15 pm This event is being organised by the ANU Climate Change Institute and ANU Environment Collective DESCRIPTION...
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CURF Book Launch – Mundey and the Green Bans

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May125:30 pm What is Happening:  …...
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Mobilising Civil Society: Can the Fossil Fuel Divestment Movement Achieve Transformational Social Change?

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May1612:30 pm What is Happening: The divestment movement is at the forefront of civil society initiatives to raise...
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Transition Streets Canberra 2.0 Launch

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Jun15:30 pm What is Happening: Care about community-building and sustainability? Concerned about climate change? Then this is for...
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Julian Cribb – Surviving the 21st Century

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May187:15 pm What is Happening: The renowned science communicator Julian Cribb will talk about his newest book, Surviving the...
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Making Zero Waste Products

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Apr276:00 pm There are hundreds of cleaning and beauty products out there for every cleaning job and body...
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Growing a Medicinal Garden

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Apr2210:00 am Event organised by Canberra Environment Centre: Did you know that camomile can be used to soothe...
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Sustainable Agriculture and its application in the Majura Valley

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Apr309:30 am The workshops, organised by Molonglo Catchment Group, will include: Introduction to traditional Aboriginal “fire stick” agriculture...
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Stop Adani Community Film and Action Night

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Apr207:00 pm SEE-Change, the Food Co-op Shop, and 350 Canberra bring you a public viewing of the Stop...
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Climate Café: Carbon Farming vs Biodiversity – Can we do both?

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May812:15 pm Over the last ten years, there have been various Australian Government programs to support “carbon farming”...
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Backyard Aquaponics

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Apr116:00 pm Aquaponics combines hydroponics and aquaculture in a no waste, closed loop system where fish manure acts...
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Focus group for design of Neighbourhood Effect app

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Apr910:00 am A new non-profit organisation, The Neighbourhood Effect, is conducting market research for a mobile application to...
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Sustainable House Tour in Wamboin

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Apr910:00 am Book now to see this amazing home build predominantly out of recycled materials. In an attempt...
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Our Future History: community pathways to a future we want

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Apr106:30 pm As part of the Transition Towns movement we are aiming to build a future history of...
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Environment Exchange: Climate Change: getting to zero net emissions

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Apr1812:00 pm Getting to zero net emissions. The ACT tripartisan agreement to reach zero net emissions by 2050...
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Environment Exchange: Using Nature for Power

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Mar2812:00 pm Timelines for a 100% renewable energy future. In a land as weather beaten as Australia, harnessing...
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Climate Café: Why is Australia’s electricity system in such a mess? SOLD OUT

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Mar2712:15 pm ANU Climate Change Institute and ANU Environment Collective invite you to a discussion: TICKETS FOR THIS...
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Urban design – “place based development”

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Mar2412:30 pm Canberra Urban and Regional Futures (CURF) welcomes you and your colleagues and invites you to join us...
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The Age of Consequences – Film Screening and Panel Discussion

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Apr56:00 pm The ANU Energy Change Institute and Breakthrough National Centre for Climate Restoration invite you to: The...
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#StopAdani Coal Mine Roadshow

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Mar306:30 pm Event organised by 350.org: For years, thousands of people have been fighting one of the world’s...
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Environment Exchange: Pillars of Diversity

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Feb2812:00 pm Environment Exchange is a monthly event organised by the Conservation Council: – Be part of an...
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Preserving Wild Food

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Feb1112:00 pm This workshop is being organised by the Canberra Environment Centre: Saturday, 11 February 12:00 pm –...
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Green Drinks Canberra – talk about a sustainable house

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Feb145:30 pm Hi everyone, You are invited to the first Green Drinks Canberra for 2017, which is happening at: 5:30...
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Jerrabomberra Wetlands Open Day on World Wetlands Day

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Feb510:00 am Jerrabomberra Wetlands are hosting an exciting and fun-filled open day to celebrate World Wetlands Day on: Sunday...
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Environmental Policy Analytics and Support for Environmental Decision-making: An Agenda for Innovation

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Feb79:30 am What is Happening: Event organised by Climate Change Institute: Developing effective environmental policy and management is...
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Global Governance of Climate Adaptation: Drivers, Claims and Politics

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Feb111:30 am The issue of climate adaptation continues to gain status internationally since the Paris Agreement in 2015. Yet...
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2017 Canberra Harvest Festival

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Mar252:00 pm What is Happening: Event organised by Canberra Environment Centre: The 9th annual Canberra Harvest Festival returns...
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Introduction to Composting

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Feb286:00 pm What is Happening: This is being organised by the Canberra Environment Centre: An effective compost system...
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Growing a Medicinal Garden

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Feb216:00 pm What is Happening: Event organised by Canberra Environment Centre: Did you know that camomile can be...
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Introduction to Permaculture

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Feb76:00 pm What is Happening: Permaculture is a design methodology which focuses on designing landscapes that mimic the...
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Urban Foraging Walk

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Feb44:00 pm Canberra Environment Centre event: This is the first workshop in Susan Hutchinson’s two-part workshop series about...
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Backyard Bee Keeping

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Jan246:00 pm Canberra Environment Centre event: Keeping a bee hive in your backyard allows you to harvest your...
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350 Canberra Information Night and Picnic in the Park

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Jan255:30 pm Later this week it will be confirmed that 2016 was the hottest year on record, surpassing...
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Book launch: Climate Change and the Health of Nations-only a few places left!

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Feb75:00 pm You are invited to the launch of Tony McMichael’s last book, “Climate Change and the Health of...
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World premiere of The Sixth Mass Extinction – A Dark Entertainment – glass performance piece

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Jan278:30 pm What is Happening: The ANU Climate Change Institute invites you to: Experience the world premiere of The...
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Can Humans Survive Human Nature? The Political Psychology of Climate Change

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Dec ’16134:00 pm The ANU Climate Change Institute invites you to: Can Humans Survive Human Nature? The Political Psychology...
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Rosemark Water Tanks Pty Ltd

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Description of Services: Rosemark Water Tanks sell a full range of quality water tanks to suit your needs...
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Eco-Elves Night Market

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Dec ’1625:00 pm What is Happening: Event organised by Canberra Environment Centre: The Eco-Elves Night Market showcases and celebrates...
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Canberra Launch of Zero Carbon Australia Electric Vehicles Report

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Dec ’1665:30 pm What is Happening: The latest BZE report in the Zero Carbon Australia Transport Plan series shows that shifting...
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Energy Change Institute Open Day 2016

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Nov ’16289:00 am The Energy Change Institute Open Day showcases the latest energy research from ANU and provides a...
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A Postcard from Marrakech: Implementing the Paris Climate Agreement

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Nov ’16225:30 pm The ANU Climate Change Institute and the EU Delegation to Australia invite you to: A postcard...
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Climate Café: Transforming an Agricultural and Environmental Basketcase

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Nov ’162112:15 pm ANU Climate Change Institute and ANU Environment Collective invite you to a discussion: Climate Café: Transforming...
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The Carbon War – dispatch from the front lines

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Nov ’16295:30 pm The ANU Energy Change Institute invites you to the ACT Government / ANU Solar Oration: The...
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Canberra’s 6th Annual LIVING GREEN FESTIVAL OCT 2nd 10am-4pm ALBERT HALL ACT – FREE ENTRY!

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Oct ’16210:00 am The Living Green Festival – a kinder shade of green The Living Green Festival is a...
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Identifying and Growing Bush Tucker Plants

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Aug ’162010:00 am What is Happening: Discover the many uses of Australian Native Plants. In this workshop, a bush...
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Backyard Beekeeping

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Aug ’16166:00 pm What is Happening: Keeping a bee hive in your backyard allows you to harvest your own...
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Backyard Aquaponics

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Aug ’1626:00 pm What is Happening: Learn how to grow fish and vegetables together in your own backyard. Aquaponics...
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Life without Plastic

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Jul ’16276:00 pm What is Happening: This event is organised by the Canberra Environment Centre: Plastic is everywhere. Its...
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Business Sustainability Expo

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Sep ’16110:00 am What is Happening: Keen to learn more about sustainable solutions to commercial water, waste and energy...
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Actsmart Business Champions Breakfast

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Jul ’16297:30 am What is Happening:   This event is organised by Actsmart: Hear from award winning Canberra businesses...
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Understanding Solar

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Jul ’16286:00 pm What is Happening: Interested in installing solar on your home but don’t know where to start? This workshop will...
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Heating your home without breaking the bank

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Jul ’16206:00 pm What is Happening: Workshop organised by ACTSmart: Winter is here and making your home warm and...
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Introduction to energy efficiency

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Jul ’1666:00 pm Saving energy in the home can be done through a mixture of behaviour change and increasing...
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Three Sixty Fashion Market:pre-loved fashion

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Jun ’162610:00 am At the THREE SIXTY FASHION MARKET you can buy pre-loved designer labels, quality vintage fashion, accessories,...
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Sustainable House Tour in Lyneham

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Jul ’16162:00 pm This house tour, organised by SEE-Change, will showcase how you can make an existing house more...
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Run with the Wind: community fun run through wind farm

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Oct ’161610:45 am What is Happening: Run with the Wind is a community fun run located amongst the wind...
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Solar Energy R&D and Materials by Design

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Jul ’1674:00 pm What is Happening: The ANU Energy Change Institute invites you to a seminar: Solar Energy R&D...
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The Vote: 2016 Federal Election Series – Climate Change, Energy and the Environment

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Jun ’16216:00 pm What is Happening: The ANU Climate Change and Energy Change Institutes invite you to: The Vote:...
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Heating Your Home Without Breaking the Bank

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Jun ’16236:00 pm What is Happening: Winter is here and making your home warm and comfortable generally comes at a cost, but...
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Sustainable House Tour

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Jun ’161910:00 am What is Happening: Come join this tour to see energy efficiency taken to the extreme. This...
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Basic Bike Maintenance

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Jul ’1656:00 pm What is Happening: Flat tyre? Squeaky brakes? Can’t tell if your chain needs replacing? Come along...
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Introduction to Permaculture

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Jun ’16286:00 pm What is Happening: The aim of permaculture is to design landscapes that mimic the patterns and...
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International climate policy to make the Paris Agreement a success

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Jun ’16155:30 pm What is Happening: The real work is just beginning: Professor Ottmar Edenhofer explores the issues for...
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Climate adaptation in Australia: successes, failures and some lessons learnt

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Jun ’161412:00 pm What is Happening: In Australia, climate changes are hard to ignore.  They appear to increasingly be...
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Introduction to Energy Efficiency

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Jun ’1676:00 pm What is Happening: Saving energy in the home can be done through a mixture of behaviour...
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Understanding Solar

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Jun ’1616:00 pm What is Happening: Interested in installing solar on your home but don’t know where to start? This workshop will...
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SEE-Change Parliament of Youth

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May ’16308:15 am   What is Happening: The Parliament of Youth on Sustainability, run by SEE-Change, will culminate in...
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House Blitz Workshop

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May ’16281:30 pm What is Happening: SEE-Change and Actsmart Home Energy Advice Service are having a House Blitz workshop....
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Conservation Council World Environment Day Dinner 4 June

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Description of Services: Join us for the Conservation Council annual dinner where Janet Jeffs of Ginger Catering will...
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Fair Food in Focus, Polyfaces Film and Panel

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May ’1695:00 pm Fair Food in Focus, Polyfaces Film, Panel and Dinner. Monday 9th May, 5pm. Palace Electric Cinemas...
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Three shifts in US energy policy: Implications for the globe

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May ’16314:00 pm The US is an energy superpower – it’s the world’s largest gas producer, the world’s largest...
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