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Youth Action logo '2030Now' - the future of sustainable development and the role that students can play

By Injy Johnstone

Thursday 12 October, 7pm.

Click here to view the 2030Now event and get the updates

Injy Johnstone is studying public policy and development studies at Massey. She is a campus coordinator for the Sustainable Development Solutions Network: Youth Solutions Network. Injy will speak about her recent attendance at the International Conference on Sustainable Development.

Event details:
The Sustainable Development Goals, launched in 2015 by the United Nations, and set to be brought to fruition by 2030, are a roadmap for global development. This event will introduce the SDGs and their importance for Massey students before sharing the latest global updates on them from the international Conference on Sustainable Development and 72nd United Nations General Assembly

Auckland campus

An inconvenient truth movie image Film - ‘An inconvenient truth’

Date: Wednesday 11 October
Time: 12-2pm
Venue: SNW100

The film will begin with a short presentation by Rae Bainteiti, a BSW student and advocate for social and climate justice and promoter of sustainable development for Kiribati youth.

Manawatū campus

Research student presentations

Date: Wednesday 11 October
Time: 12-1pm
Venue: AH2

Waste → Zero Waste

Date: Wednesday 11 October
Time: 1-2pm
Venue: AH2

  • Waste → Zero Waste: NZ progress to date … the role of Product Stewardship – Jonathon Hannon
  • Kiwi Bottle Drive (details to come)

Film: ‘Chasing Coral’

Date: Wednesday 11 October
Time: 6pm 
Venue: MUSA student lounge

Hosted by the MU Sustainability Club. 

Bike Maintenance

Date: Thursday 12 October
Time: 12-1pm
Venue: Bike sheds outside Science Tower B.

Seminar: 'Making sense of environmental change – reflections from focus group research'

Date: Thursday 12 October
Time: 1-2pm
Venue:  SST 1.30  

Visiting Professor, Victoria Wibeck, from the Department of Thematic Studies - Environmental Change and the Centre for Climate Science and Policy Research, Linköping University, Sweden is presenting her research that explores the challenges and opportunities for communicating science-based environmental information. Her work focuses on how societies transform towards sustainability, geo-politics and decarbonisation leadership.

Barriers to Transport Launch of 'Barriers to Active Transport in Palmerston North. Experiences and Perspectives of Secondary School Students'

Date: Wednesday 18 October
Time: 5.15pm
Venue:  Hancock Community House

The MU-PNCC Living Lab is a joint research initiative which is currently investigating the challenges and opportunities of active transport (eg walking and cycling) in Palmerston North. This latest report presents recent research findings from this initiative.
Light refreshments will be provided.
Please RSVP by Wednesday 11 October 2017.

Wellington campus

‘If it isn’t good for Papatuanuku, is it good for us?’ 

Date: Thursday 12 October
Time: 12.30pm:
Venue: Whānau Room

Practical tips to reduce your carbon footprint and video footage of Te Mana o te Moana voyage to San Diego sailing into plastic Gyre.

A 20 minute presentation and korero.

Open to staff and students. RSVP and enquiries to D.W.Morgan@massey.ac.nz

Climate Change Theatre Action logo Climate Change Theatre Action 2017 ‘Still Waving’

Date: Monday 23 October
Time: 2-3.30pm
Venue: Block 5, 5D14

View the event details.