By Cobi Calyx It feels surreal now that about two months ago I was shaking hands, sharing food and squeezing into crowded rooms with peers at the Australian Science Communicators conference, hosted by the Monash Sustainable Development Institute (MSDI) in Melbourne in mid-February. Had I known it would be the Read more…
Geostrategic Futures in the Southern Ocean and Antarctica: Workshop and professional development opportunity
As part of its Geostrategic Futures project, CASPR is bringing together defence experts, scientists, academics, policymakers and decisionmakers to consider the strategic, political, scientific, economic and environmental challenges for managing Antarctic territories.
A takeaway theme was ‘decarbonised futures – how we get from here to there’. We discussed just transition – both economic and social, as strategy and as need, as a political unity approach, as a way to move on from narrow climate politics. How do we transition in an economic and political context where mining externalises risk and the costs of transition to the state?
The event brings together policy practitioners and Australia’s leading scholars of environmental, energy and resource policy in order to map out the historical and contemporary challenges and possibilities for governing sustainably. The workshop addresses the past, present and future of environmental governance