SENIORS CLIMATE  ACTION NETWORK (SCAN)
SCAN Events
SCAN invites Dunedin members to a talk by Dr Jen Purdie at the University of Otago who models climate change impacts on the energy system. She will speak about how New Zealand's wind and water are changing, and how this will affect our ability to decarbonise our energy system over the next few decades. Monday 29 July 12.00 non to 1.00 pm at the DCC Library.

Free public presentation by Bruce Mahalski with plenty of photographs about the history of the protest movement in NZ with particular reference to the climate movement for Climate Liberation Aotearoa. Bruce is one of the protesters being charged with stopping a Fonterra coal train after the government had declared a climate emergency. Seven of the protesters will go to court in Dunedin on 31 July. Two of the defendants are in their 80's and most are over 50. Held on 17th July 2024. Click here to see his photographs.


Free public presentation by Jackie Bannon from the ‘The Bowling Club’, a community-based eatery that successfully addresses both food insecurity and social isolation in a way that is accessible to everyone in Ōtepoti. Held on 24th June, 12 noon, at the Dunedin Public Library.

Free public presentation on the Orokonui Sanctuary by Taylor Davies-Colley and on the Halo Project by Rhys Millar held at the Dunedin City Council Library on Monday 27 May 2024.

Free public presentation on Planning for Dunedin using Doughnut Economics by Gina Hu'akau and Alix de Blic of the Dunedin City Council (DCC) held
at the Dunedin Library on Monday 29 April 2024. Gina and Alix shared how the DCC is giving effect to the Council’s commitment to sustainability by using
the theory of doughnut economics and applying it to a city level. Download PowerPoint slides here. Download graphics on how to create a Dunedin Doughnut here. Listen to Dunedin Oarsome Morning Radio Show Interview of Gina here.

Free public presentation on waste minimisation by Tess Trotter, Dunedin City Council held at the Dunedin Library on Monday 18 March 2024. Tess explained her work, the engagement she has been doing, provided some tips for providing feedback, and answered questions.

Free public screening of "Dirt: The Erosion of Civilisation"
which traces the role of soil use and abuse in the history of societies, and discusses how the rise of organic and no-till farming brings hope for a new agricultural revolution, held at the Dunedin Library on Monday 26 February 2024. Click here for YouTube video

Free public screening of "For the Love of Life". Dr David Korten and his collaborators explore a new vision of an Ecological Civilization based on life-affirming cooperation instead of profit-seeking competition. Held at the Dunedin Library on Monday 30 October 2023. Click here for YouTube video.

Free public screening of "The Economics of Happiness". The film delivers a powerful message of localisation. Held at the Dunedin Library on Monday 25 September 2023. Click here for YouTube video.


Free public screening of "Kiss the Ground" instead of "The Economics of Happiness". "Kiss the Ground" illustrates an accessible relatively simple solution to humanity's greatest challenge. Held at the Dunedin Library 28 August 2023. Click here for more details and access to the DVD.

Free public screening of "Degrowth vs Green Growth" Professor Samuel Frankhauser and Professor Jason Hickel.  Held at the Dunedin Library  Monday 31 July 2023.
Click here for more details. Click here for YouTube video.

Free public screening of a presentation "Planet Local: A Quiet Revolution" featuring activists Russell Brand, Noam Chomsky, Vandana Shiva, Helena Norberg-Hodge, Naomi Klein, Jane Goodall and Gabor Maté. Held at the Dunedin Library  Monday 26 June 2023. Click here for more details. Click here for YouTube video.

Free public screening of a presentation by Julia Milne on the Common Unity Project which feeds 2,000 schoolchildren every week. Held at the Dunedin Library  Monday 29 May 2023. Click here for more details. Click here for YouTube video.

Free public screening of a presentation by Kate Raworth & Andrew Fanning on Doughnut Economics. Held at the Dunedin Library on Monday 24 April 2023.
Click here for more details. Click here for YouTube video.

Free public screening of a presentation by Professor William Rees on climate inaction. Held at the Dunedin Library on Monday 27 March 2023. Click here for more details.  Click here for YouTube video



SENIORS CLIMATE  ACTION NETWORK (SCAN)