Ecological Emotions, Feelings and Affects
Examining the emotional implications of ecological destruction. These times of rapid ecological change are revealing the complex and multifaceted affective…
Human-Kangaroo Relations: Reconciling Knowledges, Perceptions, and Practices
Investigating the diverse perceptions, knowledges and practices shaping kangaroo-human relations in Australia. Native to the continent, targeted as pest, and…
Future Climate Imaginaries
How are communities already acting in response to climate-changed futures? How people collectively imagine climate changed futures will shape how…
Developing our understanding of how people experience bushfires. This project will collect and archive community stories about Australian bushfires on…
The Urban Field Naturalist Project
Wildlife exists all around us: in our backyards, on our balconies, in parks and disused industrial areas. If we pay…
Grounded in ethnographic and philosophical literatures and approaches, this project is exploring the social and ethical dimensions of a growing…
Narrative Ecologies of Warragamba Dam
This interdisciplinary environmental humanities project focuses on the proposed raising of the Warragamba Dam wall to explore the role of…
Developing systems and capacities to protect animals in catastrophic fires
Producing processes to support communities in caring for animals in fires. This three-year research project will use the experiences of…
at a loss for words of loss
historical and philosophical perspectives on new earth lexicons Profound barriers still separate humans from other species, and from the planet…
Ecologies of Forgotten Urban Ecosystems
Across several disciplines, lively discussions are taking place about cities as multi-species environments. From modern conceptions of cities as ‘unnatural’…
Young People and Climate Distress: What Do Clinicians Need to Know?
Clinical psychology is ill-equipped to respond to climate distress, given the focus on personal pathology and cognitive models, rather than…
Moving from responsibility to accountability: emission reductions and investing for a Net Zero world.
Propelled by the race towards a low-carbon economy, private and public sector investors from superfunds to university endowments are setting…
Powering a Pacific-led Renewable Energy Transformation
South Pacific Small Island Developing States face devastating climate change impacts from rising sea levels, drought and increased severe weather…
A Just Transition Away from Coal in Australia
Is a just transition from coal possible in Australia? As the climate emergency worsens and as heads of state prepare…
The climate emergency poses a crisis of imagination, which poses a crisis for action. The problem is that dominant imaginaries…
Examining the sustainability of renewable and traditional energy resource projects through assessing their social and environmental impacts.
Concepts and Practices of Multispecies Justice
Bringing insights and ideas to help question and dismantle the injustices that define the multi-species relations of our world.
Environmental Disasters and Just Governance
Investigating the role of justice in governing responses to large-scale and intersecting disasters.
Organising Climate Change
Examining attempts to mitigate climate change through decarbonisation, and how adaptation is negotiated within ‘climate change hotspots’.
The Global Shift to Renewables
Exposing gaps in the governance and accountability of renewable global supply chains.
Tiwi Song Culture and Loss
Exploring the interconnections between Tiwi song and mourning in the context of community, creativity and culture.
The Living Archive
Exploring the cultural, political, and ethical dimensions of biodiversity loss in the Pacific region.
An exploration of how particular animals make sense of their worlds, and how they understand and interact with changing environments.
Creating Just Food and Energy Policy
In a rapidly changing world, how do the principles of environmental justice help us implement truly just transition policies?
Impacts of Climate Change on Vulnerable Populations
Developing a typology of the mental health and well-being impacts of climate change among vulnerable rural communities.
Climate Justice and Problems of Scale
Exploring climate change as a social, historical and cultural force that transforms all lives, but not always equally.
Anti-Mining Community Movements
Working with Australian communities to build a framework for investigating environmental justice.
Low Carbon Transition in the Energy Sector
Developing innovative policies and practice to assist Australia’s renewable energy transition.