Established in 1992 the Institute of Environmental Studies (IES) is an interdisciplinary research and teaching facility at the University of New South Wales (UNSW).
The Institute of Environmental Studies delivers five innovative, interdisciplinary, flexible and practical post-graduate programs that combine a solid foundation in environmental management with a choice from a wide range of electives. Our students develop comprehensive knowledge and skills designed to enhance their careers and enable them to play a meaningful role in a sustainable future. The courses are available on campus and online. See 2012 Annual Report
The Institute of Environmental Studies and UNSW Sustainability are hosting a Q&A-style Town Hall debate on this issue with a panel of political, academic and social leaders, moderated by ABC journalist Matt Peacock.Please join us WEDNESDAY June 5 @ 6.00pm Book NOW: wed2013.eventbrite.com.au
The Australian Minister for Science and Research has invited Professor Mettternicht to join the scientific advisory panel of the Australia-India Strategic Research Fund (AISRF), the main platform to support collaboration in science between the the two countries.
Joy Baluch the mayor of South Australia's Port Augusta, who campaigned for solar energy for her city has died but not before South Australia's take-up of rooftop solar has risen to double the national average. Lateline ABC reports.
Australia has been the world’s largest coal exporter for almost three decades. It is argued that government policies rely on understatements of coal’s contribution to climate change and exaggerated assessments of its economic contribution.The industry’s own production forecasts also raise serious questions about the medium to long-term viability of the industry based on economic, technological and environmental considerations. PDF presentation
We all know that we’re wasting more food than is good for us or the planet. But what can we do about it? Institute of Environmental Studies and UNSW Sustainability will host an Q & A event. Join some of our political, academic and social leaders, OzHarvest and the United Nations Environment Programme in a healthy discussion about what’s wrong – and what could be right – about food, waste and our future. Book NOW: wed2013.eventbrite.com.au
This seminar identifies the potential impacts other than direct economic ones of all modes of transport, including HSR, and how to quantify them from the international literature. John Black is a Research Fellow in the IES and his reseacrh into the broader impacts of transport on society span 6 decades.