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Wednesday, 07 March 2018 - Wednesday, 07 March 2018
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
GHD Auditorium (Rm 200)
Advanced Engineering Building (Bldg 49)
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Mrs Christine Deeming
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Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology

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The UQ Energy Initiative is delighted to welcome visiting Emeritus Professor Will Steffen (Australian National University) to present at our next Energy Express Seminar. Will is an Earth System scientist, councillor on the publicly-funded Climate Council of Australia, Senior Fellow at the Stockholm Resilience Centre, Sweden, a Fellow at the Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics, Stockholm, works with the Canberra Urban and Regional Futures (CURF) program, and is a member of the ACT Climate Change Council. He is chair of the jury for the Volvo Environment Prize, a member of the International Advisory Board for the Centre for Collective Action Research (Gothenburg University, Sweden), and a member of the Anthropocene Working Group of the Sub-committee on Quaternary Stratigraphy. From 1998 to mid-2004, Will served as Executive Director of the Swedish-based International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme. His research interests span a broad range within the fields of climate and Earth System science, with an emphasis on incorporation of human processes in Earth System modelling and analysis, and on sustainability and climate change.

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