In the Media
Donald Rothwell writes in The Interpreter
‘Environmental accounting’ could revolutionise nature conservation, but Australia has squandered its potential
Peter Burnett writes in The Conversation
Andrew Macintosh quoted in Farm online
James Prest quoted in Nikkei Asia
Peter Burnett writes in The Conversation
'We are relying on a pinky promise': The problem with the Government moving its environmental powers to states
Peter Burnett quoted in ABC News
Kieran Pender interviewed by 7am Podcast
Kieran Pender writes in The Saturday Paper
Peter Burnett interviewed by Triple J Hack
- Nate Lewis, Caltech
- Chennupati Jagadish, ANU
- Dohyung Kim, Berkeley
- James Blackmore, Kansas
This workshop builds upon unique Australian interdisciplinary research and collaborations to develop novel approaches to governance leadership in the frontier renewable energy technology of artificial photosynthesis (making fuels, food and fertilizer from sunlight, water, atmospheric nitrogen and carbon dioxide).
- Peter Burnett
Peter Burnett has been researching Australia’s national policies on Ecologically Sustainable Development (ESD).
Understanding transformation/paradigm shift in climate adaptation law through analysing knowledge construction
- Paul Govind
Building a more effective system of climate law starts with questioning knowledge construction at its base. To provide effective adaptation solutions a modern iteration of climate law (especially conceived at the international level) needs to respond to the complexity of impacts that are characteristically contextual and localized in nature.
- Bob Brown, The Bob Brown Foundation
- A/Prof Amelia Simpson, ANU College of Law
The Centre for International and Public Law and The Australia Institute are pleased to host a discussion of the High Court’s decision in Brown v Tasmania  HCA 43.
There is an urgent need to redesign energy policy and law in Australia and Japan in order to promote innovation and achieve deep decarbonisation. This is necessary to meet the Paris Agreement targets which include zero net emissions shortly after 2050.
- Justice Melissa Perry, Federal Court of Australia
Water is key to the existence of life. From the nourishment of our physical selves, to sanitation, health, agriculture, and energy production our existence and way of life depends upon access to adequate and reliable supplies of fresh-water.
Join the National Environmental Law Association and ANU College of Law for a timely discussion of our national environmental laws.
- The Hon Justice Rachel Pepper
Join Justice Rachel Pepper (BA ’91, LLB (Hons) ’94),, Judge of the Land and Environment Court of NSW, as she explores access to justice and the rule of law.
- Professor Anne Twomey
During the January bushfires, the Prime Minister observed that using the Australian Defence Force (ADF) to provide aid was ‘testing the limits of constitutionally defined roles and responsibilities’. The ‘Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements’ was established to inquire into these limits.
Join our expert panel as we discuss how our laws protect our national landmarks, conserve vulnerable ecosystems and safeguard our species amid an extinction emergency.
Join the Law Reform and Social Justice (LRSJ) annual launch and recruitment drive to hear from our director, Associate Professor Matthew Zagor, our student leaders to learn about how to get involved.
- Dr Cristy Clark
Hosted by the ANU College of Law Visitors Committee, this seminar will be presented by Dr Cristy Clark (University of Canberra Law School).
Join the ANU Law Reform and Social Justice and ANU Film Group in the movie screening of Dark Waters. The screening is followed by an eminent panel of environmental law experts and activists: Dr Jonathan Liljeblad (ANU College of Law Senior Lecturer), Melanie Montalban (ACT Environmental Defenders Office Managing Lawyer) and Annika Reynolds (LRSJ GreenLaw founder).
This symposium aims to review the 60-year history of the Antarctic Treaty and reflect upon the strengths and weaknesses of the associated Antarctic Treaty System. Australia’s role will be particularly considered and the future of the Treaty will be assessed.
Australia's National Environmental Law, the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
- Dr Peter Burnett
Join Dr Peter Burnett as he reflects on recent independent reviews of Australia’s most important single environmental law and the future of reform proposals in this fraught area of regulation and policy.
- Professor Mark Howden
Hosted by the ANU College of Law Visitors Committee, this seminar will be presented by Prof Mark Howden (ANU Institute for Climate, Energy & Disaster Solutions).