Ray Wills

Ray Wills - Presentations and Seminars

I have given many and varied talks on conservation issues in south-west Australia
to numerous community groups, presented since 1989.

Examples include to the Rotary Club of Perth, the Country Women's Association, the Glyde-In Community, Friends of Kings Park, the Floreat Rotary Club, The Nature Photography Group of Western Australia, the Busselton Naturalists, and the Friends of Coolbinia Bushland.

The slides are thumbnails from a talk I do on Myths of Australian Ecology.


A detailed list of talks includes

In 2006 and 2007 I have given a range of talks on the Science of Greenhouse for a number of groups including:

  • The Western Australian branch of the Australian Institute of Energy - "The Science In Global Warming and the Consequences for Greenhouse Earth" presented Wednesday 15th February 2006. http://www.aie.org.au/past.htm
  • The WA Sustainable Energy Association (WASEA) - Debate on journalism and greenhouse - Thursday 18 May 2006. http://www.wasea.com.au/
  • Doctors for the Environment Australia - "The Science In Global Warming - living on Greenhouse Earth" - Saturday 10 June 2006. http://www.dea.org.au/.
  • GHD forum on global warming and business on Thursday 29 June 2006 put together by GHD. I joined a panel discussion following presentations by Dr Chris Lund and Jake DeBoer from GHD on the topic "Greenhouse Gas - More than Hot Air". The forum was part of GHD's Sustainability Seminars for 2006.
  • Panelist on climate change and business at the Global Gateway Conference, 4 April 2007.
  • Invited speaker 'Optimising the contribution of renewable energy in the new market’ 8th Annual WA Power 2007, 2 May 2007
  • Panel facilitator. ‘Should we invest in a biofuels future for WA’. WA Biofuels Forum, 9 May 2007
  • Panel facilitator. ‘Thermal Comfort and WABASIX’ WASEA Fenestrations presentation, 10 May 2007
  • 10 Years to Change - Labor Party policy forum panel discussion of responses to the Climate Crisis, 29 May 07
  • Commentator at preview screening of 'Crude Awakening' for Luna Cinemas, 5 Jun 07
  • Panelist for Sustainability Practitioners Association’s - Australia’s Energy Future at the Crossroads: An interactive panel discussion, 24 Jul 2007
  • Invited participant, Science Meets Parliament, Parliament of Western Australia 14 Aug 07
  • Chief Executives Development Organisation (CEDO) function “Western Australia in 20 years – addressing sustainability.” Presentation on Sustainability and the impact of global warming in WA. 15 Aug 07
  • Climate change and the coast: think global act local. Invited workshop facilitator and rapporteur Climate change and the coast conference, Mandurah 20 Aug 2007
  • Global Warming, Spin, and The Republicans in the Whitehouse’ School of Earth and Geographical Sciences, The university of Western Australia, Seminar Series 1 Dec 2006.
  • The Gorey truth - sternly facing the spin of the naysayers to global warming. Presentation to Glyde-In Community forum, 20 Feb 07
  • Responding to global warming. Department of Industry and Resources presentation to Executive Management Group, 27 Feb 2007
  • Climate change – impact in Western Australia and implications for biological research. School of Biological Sciences, Murdoch University, 23 Apr 07
  • Climate change in Western Australia, and government policy responses – Chamber of Minerals and Energy NGO Industry Environment Forum, 29 May 07
  • Women of the West Environmental Breakfast - Climate change in Western Australia, 8 June 07
  • Keynote presentation Responding to climate change in Western Australia - Climate Change Seminar Series hosted by the University of Western Australia and the Western Australia Government 12 Jun 07
  • A changing climate – the truth is out there. Presentation for WALIS Advisory Cou ncil Workshop on ‘Spatial Information and the Insurance Industry’, 19 Jun 07.
  • Space invaders - changing levels, climate change and the sea - Spatial Sciences Institute Regional Conference, 19 Jul 07.
  • Impact of climate change on Western Australia – presentation for Department of Agriculture and Food, 24 Jul 07
  • A spatial look at climate change impacts and WA - NGIS breakfast, 2 Aug 07
  • Exploring the Risks and Responsibilities of Climate Change – presentation to MOSS workshop, 2 Aug 2007.
  • Climate change impacts and WA - seminar presentation Research Unit for the Study of Societies in Change (RUSSIC), Curtin University of Technology, 10 Aug 2007
  • How will climate change affect your business in the Peel region? 2007 Peel Economic Development Unit Breakfast Series. 17 Aug 07
  • Trading places – warming to a climate for sustainable reform of the carbon economy in WA - presentation to Conservation Council WA – Emissions Trading Systems: Preparing Australia for a Carbon Controlled Future? 7 Sep 07


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