Sydney Environment Institute

What Is SEI?

The Sydney Environment Institute (SEI) at the University of Sydney aims to address the key questions of our time: how do we understand and redesign the fundamental relationship between human communities and the natural world that supports them; and how can people and societies adapt positively to environmental change?

SEI brings together a wide range of the University’s researchers and projects on environmental themes. Our researchers focus on the social impacts of climate change, human/non-human relations, environment and culture, sustainable cities, food security, and organisational adaptation in both the public and private realm. Our current research nodes include:

  • HfE Australia Pacific Observatory
  • Sydney Network on Climate Change and Society
  • Food, People and the Planet
  • Maricultures Environmental Research
  • Cities Network
  • Balanced Enterprise Research Network
  • Human Animal Research Network

The Institute offers a flexible and dynamic platform that will inform public discourse, decision-making, and policy in relation to the environment.

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New Blog: a weird week for the climate conversation

Looking back at a weird week in environmental politics.

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FOOD@SYDNEY Seminar Series

The FOOD@SYDNEY seminar series is about to start. This initiative the Food node of Sydney Environment Institute in collaboration with the Charles Perkins Centre and Sydney Ideas aims to tackle the big food challenges.

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‘If a climate emergency is possible, is everything permitted?’

Tuesday 29 July 2014 6.00 - 8.00pm
Law School Foyer Level 2, Sydney Law School , The University of Sydney

Discussing geoengineering, climate change and ethics with Stephen Gardiner.

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Fighting Fire with Fire

Wednesday 30 July 2014 9.00 - 5.00pm
University of New South Wales

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