21st Anniversary Symposium: Securing the Environment

Event date: 
2 May 2007 (All day)

The symposium explored the environmental, health and legal consequences of climate change. Speakers highlighted research demonstrating that climate change and environmental degradation present critical challenges to the protection of human rights and the overall security of the nation.

The speakers included:

The Hon Peter Garrett AM MP - Shadow Minister for Climate Change, Environment, Heritage and the Arts
Professor Matthew England - Climate and Environmental Dynamics Laboratory, UNSW
Dr Hilary Bambrick - National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, ANU
Dr Jane McAdam - Faculty of Law, UNSW