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ActivityPeople involved(leaders in bold)When?Primary audienceNews angleBrief description Ideas confirmed?
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Global Challenges: “The Four Horsemen of Climate Change”: A Conversation withHilary Bambrick (climate epidemiologist and councillor with the Climate Council)Global Challenges team (Tamantha Sutchbury; Suzi van Middelkoop); Keith HortonTuesday 11th 3.30-5.50faculty members and students from nursing and health; medical associations and professionals in the communityHealth and climate change angleProfessor Hilary Bambrick is Chair of Population Health at UWS and a Climate Councillor. Her research focuses on the health impacts of climate variability and change, especially on more vulnerable populations, and climate adaptation planning to improve health. 'A Conversation with...' events at UOW are organised by Global Challenges and aim to introduce the work of leading academics to a wider audience.yes
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Media event (1): flags showing points where ocean may rise to on local beachMartin Cubby; Sevim Kardaslar; Irit Alony; Keith Horton; Amy/Ben (PR); need more helpersSunday 9th 10am for 11am to get some media leading into the activities in the coming weekAbc/ Mercury - all mass media we can reach (general university/ beach cleaner group/ ground zero)/ families? Early childhood - climate change with kids/ surfers (surf life saving)Attention grabbing - visual/ entertaining - educational/ picnicA group of volunteers to demonstrate the likely sea level rise and storm surge inundations with a range from 1 to 4 degrees of warming, by holding colored flags indicating where inundation points are likely to occur inland from the current coastline to a high point, if 4 degrees of warming occurs. Brief press conference to provide the media with some detail on the action by volunteers and to highlight GCCW activities at UOW in the week to follow.ropes/ flags/ board with information/ spokesperson/ picnic blanketyes
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Media event (2): field of mini-windfarms representing jobs in renewables on McKinnon lawn; with stallMartin Cubby; Sevim Kardaslar; Irit Alony; need more helpersWednesday 12th # 11am-1pmpeople on campus, media a bonuspositive the positive; growing clean jobs through climate action. Arthur Rorris, Secretary of the South Coast Labour Council, will be there to speak to the media (http://www.rdaillawarra.com.au/about-us/the-board/craig-osborne-4/)Planting of 560 mini windmills on University lawns: Each mini windmill to represent 50 new Australian jobs each from the 28,000 possible renewable jobs by 2030 if a 50% CO2emissions reduction is achieved.yes
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Q&A forum in the communityGeorge Takacs, Keith HortonWednesday 12th? (evening)the communityDo you have any questions about climate change but up to now you've been too scared to ask? Come along and aks our panel.Beer-discussion with community
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Forum/Panel: Just Transitions, with people from industry, BZE, unions....AYCC students including Kalina Kroska
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Law event e.g. a guest talkSarah Wright; Josh Pallas
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Law speaking competitionSarah Wright; Josh Pallas
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Online survey: how much do you know about climate change?Lorna JarrettPitch Greenpeace Australiayes
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Sustainable building design workshop with SBRCLorna Jarrett; Robyn Dawson?
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Activity around food and waste e.g. carbon footprint of different types of food, wasteful packaging and the GHG emissions caused by landfilling of food scrapsLorna Jarrettbrand name HSPR - food waiste
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Ride to uni day + related activitiesAlison Scobie; Anna Bell; people from WellbeingWed 12 October 8-10amCylists, staff and studentsHealth benefits, modal shift, incentivesyes
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Tours of the Illawarra Flame House and Sustainable Buildings Reserach CentreRobyn Dawson, Helen HasanOnce after a proposed event and once or twice more in a lunchtime Home ownersOngoing reserach activities that involve the community e.g. Energy+Illawarra projecthttp://www.illawarraflame.com.au/index.php http://sbrc.uow.edu.au/index.htmlyes
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Activities with own classes (this is something individuals can get on with without needing to coordinate with the GCCW at UOW committee)Helen McGregor (SC103) (public awareness);
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PossibleCentre for Critical Human Rights Research eventVera Mackie, Josh Pallas
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Media: articles for local newspaper; radio interviewsGeorge Takacs; Helen McGregor; science experts related to media events 1 and 2 above
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Possible film screeningTheresa HuxtableTBA - Thur 13.10.2016 if this works
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Emergency services personnel discussing impact of climate change on emergency management arrangementsDarren Koppell (not able to take the lead); Martin Cubby (w/unions, firefighters)
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Community members give talks (the community will come with them)?George Takacs?
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Organising a dance party in October - dancing solar panels on to the surf club at Corrimal - possibly incorporated into GCCWTheresa HuxtableWith WCan - Saturday 15.10.2016 - 7.00 - 11.00 pm people who want to have a bit of fun while engaging in the serious business of promoting solar powerDANCE PARTY to raise money for SOLAR POWER for Corrimal Surf Club. Book online at https://www.trybooking.com/MVVI
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‘What can you/we do about climate change?’ event, aimed mainly at householdersTom HuntProbably at the end of the week (i.e. Friday the 14th or perhaps Saturday or Sunday 15th/16th)?
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National ride2work day (https://www.bicyclenetwork.com.au/general/programs/3025/)Bicycle network (not related to GCCW, just a happy coincidence)Wed 12thContact them to inform about the global climate change week (try to be mentioned on the news)
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‘What can you/we do about climate change?’ event/workshop for students on campus?Probably at the end of the week (i.e. Friday the 14th)
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