Climate security in the Indo-Pacific: a systematic review of governance challenges for enhancing regional climate resilience

The CASPR Group has published a new peer-reviewed article in the journal Climatic Change. The paper shares key findings on the challenges impacting climate security in the Indo-Pacific – a crucial issue in the conversation around enhancing climate resilience. Climate security is a growing focus of researchers investigating the impacts Read more…

HDR Workshop

CASPR PhD students Paige and Elizabeth recently attended the Flinders University College of Business, Government and Law (CBGL) Higher Degree Research (HDR) workshop, and have plenty of positive reflections on the day.   “On Monday 20th September, I attended the annual HDR Workshop hosted by Biggles, the CBGL HDR Association. Attending this workshop provides a great opportunity to catch up and connect with fellow HDR students Read more…

CASPR Internship Success with Issy

As part of their outreach program, CASPR hosts undergraduate and Honours student interns every year. In winter 2021, Issy assisted with research that kicked off an up-coming collaborative project with the SA Department for Environment and Water.   “When I first heard about the Climate and Sustainability Policy Research Group internship, Read more…

CASPR Internship Success with Georgia, Bella & Cecilia

As part of their outreach program, CASPR hosts undergraduate and Honours student interns every year. In winter 2021, four enthusiastic students successfully completed research projects with CASPR’s lead academics.   Georgia worked on a project with Associate Professor Cassandra Star:   “As a research intern with CASPR during the winter break of 2021, I had the exciting opportunity to Read more…

Extreme Event Attribution in Media Reporting of Wildfires in the US, Canada, and Australia: Anti-reflexibility and the Climate Countermovement

Associate Professor Cassandra Star and Dr. Josh Holloway have been awarded one of eleven prestigious Climate Obstruction Research grants from the Climate Social Science Network (CSSN), headquartered at Brown University. The internationally-competitive grant will contribute toward research examining attribution of bushfires and wildfires to climate change in the media in the United States, Canada, and Australia.  Intense bush and Read more…

Coast to Coast National Conference

On 29 July 2021 Associate Professor Beverley Clarke delivered a keynote address ‘The changing prominence of coastal Natural Resource Management in Australia’ at the 15th Coast to Coast National Conference—Australia’s biennial national coastal management event. Sadly, the face-to-face delivery in Cairns was foregone due to the Covid lockdown, but the Read more…

“Australia and the One Earth”: An interdisciplinary conference to mark fifty years of UN global environmental governance

In June 1972, 114 nations gathered in Stockholm for the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment. A landmark event, it was the first major international conference dealing with the subject of ‘the environment’. In the fifty years since, the international architecture for dealing with environmental problems has expanded, with Read more…