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Cooling Bodies, Cooling Communities: Building Holistic Resilience to Heat Stress

27 March 2020

“Heat is such a difficult threat to grapple with because it engages with and exacerbates multiple forms of pre-existing vulnerability…


Food as a Tool for Change in Troubled Times

23 March 2020

We sit down with the FoodLab Sydney community to talk about connection, collaboration and how “the simple act of eating…


Who Is the Law For? Drinking Water Governance and Climate Justice in Northern Australia

12 March 2020

Many remote Australian communities regularly experience water contamination and supply failures, shortfalls which are often excused with localised factors like…


SEI Celebrates More Than a ‘Bight’ Sized Win as Equinor Pulls out of Bight Oil Project

26 February 2020

After months of collaborative recommendations and campaigning efforts between Sydney Environment Institute’s academic experts, Greenpeace and community activist groups, Norwegian…


Australia and Climate Change: A Collective Action Problem

10 February 2020

As Australia has burned in a climate emergency summer, our Prime Minister Scott Morrison has not only been untruthful about…


When Fire Burnt (Some Of) the Boundaries

18 February 2020

Sydney Environment Institute researcher Danielle Celermajer returns with an update on Jimmy, her loyal rescue pig, whose tale of miraculous…


Thinking Beyond the Bushfires

14 February 2020

PhD candidate and Sydney Environment Institute research assistant Eva Perroni talks to PolisPlan directors, Steven Liaros and Nilmini De Silva,…


The End of the Beach

03 February 2020

At Mallacoota, Tamboon, and elsewhere, this summer’s unprecedented bushfires drove thousands to take shelter on the shore—and permanently transformed one…