2018 Events

Highlights from our 2018 event program

2018 highlights

  • 26/02/2018

    Urban farming: feeding the future?

    Join a panel of passionate people working in urban agriculture, to discuss the future of urban farming, and how it can be integrated into the urban economic and ecological system.
  • 07/05/2018

    Living in a warming world series

    Dr Frances Flanagan and Michelle St Anne convened this series.
  • 05/08/2018

    Ocean’s forms: process, structure, and imagination at sea

    A Sydney Ideas and Sydney Environment Institute event.
  • 30/05/2018

    Indigenous sustainability practices and processes

    A national reconciliation week event co-presented with the Sydney Ideas in collaboration with the Food Wastage Fighters Society
  • 12/06/2018

    Stories and seaways

    Hosted jointly by the University of Edinburgh Global Environment and Society Academy and the Sydney Environment Institute.
  • 13/06/2018

    The coal truth

    Join our panellists discussing their contributions to this unique new book, published at a crucial juncture in one of the most important struggles in our national history.
  • 27/06/2018

    Environmental behaviour change: harnessing the power of volunteers and grass-roots campaigners

    Join us as we explore the multiple social ecosystems that act in the spaces between the government and the individual.
  • 06/08/2018

    Tibet: life on the frontlines of climate change

    This talk promises to offer a unique insight into climate change, inclusive development, and the role of frontline communities in driving solutions.
  • 14/08/2018

    Jellyfish behaving badly?

    This Sydney Science Festival event, part of National Science Week, will not only acquaint you with the latest research into jellyfishes’ changing behaviour, it will also help you understand and imagine what that research means for the future of the sea.
  • 04/10/2018

    Planet versus profit: striking a balance

    What is the role of Australia in sustaining our region’s seas, skies and soil?
  • 17/10/2018

    Building food utopias: voice, power and agency

    Join international expert Eric Holt-Giménez as he explains how social movements are addressing the economic and political structures that currently work against sustainability.
  • 24/10/2018

    Why island nations’ isolation on the climate change threat must end

    Join us to hear bout the role of wealthy industrialised nations such as Australia in climate action and the need for global recognition of the threat that climate change represents for Kiribati and other vulnerable Pacific Island nations.
  • 05/11/2018

    Book launch: Climate change and the media

    Join an international panel of experts for the Sydney launch of Climate Change and the Media, edited by Benedetta Brevini and Justin Lewis. The panel will discuss the key themes addressed in book, exploring how and why media coverage has fallen short in communicating both the science and the politics of climate change.
  • 23/11/2018

    Climate science in industry: governance, standards and accessibility

    Sydney Environment Institute, Future Earth Australia and Climate-KIC present ‘Climate Science in Industry: Governance, Standards and Accessibility’.