Jim Falk: More recent and forthcoming publications, presentations etc.


  • Honorary Professorial Fellow, School of Geography, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Melbourne, Australia
  • Senior Fellow, Melbourne Climate Futures, University of Melbourne, Australia
  • Emeritus Professor, University of Wollongong, Australia
  • Foundation Chair, RACC International Advisory Committee.


…earlier books include:

  • J. Camilleri and J. Falk, The End of Sovereignty?: The future shaping of world politics, Edward Elgar, London, 1992, 312 pp.

Translated into Chinese and published by Zhejiang People’s Publishing House, Beijing, China, 2001.

  • J. Falk and A. Brownlow, The Greenhouse Challenge: What’s to be done?, Penguin, Melbourne, 1989, 340 pp.
  • J. Falk, Taking Australia Off the Map: Facing the Threat of Nuclear War, Published simultaneously by Penguin and Heinemann Publishers, Melbourne, 1983, 310 pp.
  • J. Falk (ed.), Preventing Nuclear War: Australia’s Role, edited proceedings of a Symposium held at the University of Wollongong on 10 September, 1982, Uniadvice, the University of Wollongong, Wollongong, 1983, 80 pp.
  • J. Falk, Global Fission: The Battle Over Nuclear Power, Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 1982, 410 pp.
  • D. Hayes, J. Falk, and N. Barrett, Red Light for Yellow Cake: the case against uranium mining, FOE, Melbourne, 1976, 96 pp.


Journal articles

Book Chapters


  • D.S. Woodruff and J. Falk, International Workshop on Coastal Cities, Climate Change and Sea Level Rise. Report to the APRU Presidents. The Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU), Sustainability and Climate Change Program. University of California San Diego, September 5–7, 2012, 2012 [available at http://escholarship.org/]
  • N. Adly, E. Bonsdorff, C. Carraro, G. Cecconi, M. Depledge, M. Dettinger, J. Falk, C.Kennel, P. Linden, K. McIntyre, C. Nasci, E. Ramieri, D. Woodruff, and G. Zanetto, The Venice Conference, Improving the capacity to assess and to adapt to climate change in urban coastal regions, Venice, Sept 8-­‐11, 2011. Report available through the Sustainability Solutions Institute, University of California, San Diego.

Conference Proceedings

  • J. Falk, “Confronting Climate Change in the Pacific: Knowledge-Action Approaches and the Association of Pacific Rim Universities Sustainability and Climate Change Research Program”, Pacific Economic Council for Cooperation (PECC), 2013, pp. 28–37.

Other Conference Presentations

Print media

  • J. Falk, “Use for all that hot air”, The Age, Comment, Letter to the Editor, Aug 12, 2015.
  • J. Falk, “System clock in reverse, and accelerating quickly”, The Age, Comment, lead Letter to the Editor, 9 Feb 2015; reprinted also in The Sydney Morning Herald, Brisbane Times, Canberra Times, DanilNews, The Press Leader, vtunnel.pk, and carboncredit.com.
  • J. Falk, quoted in Wendy Zukerman, “Global norming with geoengineering”, The Saturday Paper, 24 Jan 2015.
  • J. Falk, quoted in Per Liljas and Helen Regan, “Experts Are Skeptical Over the U.S.-China Emissions Deal”, Time, Time.com, 12 Nov 2014, p. 5.

Electronic media

Authored software

  • FlunkeyFox app an authoring tool running on the Mac platform and used for linking citations and corresponding documents across MS Word, Devonthink, Endnote, Safari and Scrivener.

Other Presentations and Contributions

  • J. Falk, invited presentation to “Dialogue” and “Conversation with Jim Falk”, Two Fires Festival, Braidwood, April 2011. http://www.twofiresfestival.com.au/html/programme.html and http://www.kavisha.com/shows/details/86-two-fires-festival-braidwood-nsw.html?pop=1&tmpl=component
  • APRU World Institute Workshop
  • J. Falk, invited presentation, “Fukushima – its implications for Japan and the Nuclear Industry”, Rescue Japan Symposium, Tokyo, (by video link), 15 April 2011.
  • J. Falk, session Chair, “Regional and global problems in air polution”, in Public Policy Workshop, Pacific Rim Universities and Global Health: Finding and Communicating Solutions, APRU World Initiative, Public Health Research Program, Jakarta, 15 June 2011.
  • J. Falk, invited presentation at MAPW panel on Fukushima and global health, 6 July 2011, Nossal Institute, University of Melbourne. http://www.mapw.org.au/events/fukushima-and-global-health
  • J. Falk, invited presentation “Knowledge-action initiatives with water communities”, to Workshop on Asian Climate Change and Variability: Trends and Policy, Divecha Centre for Climate Change, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, 21 July 2011.
  • J. Falk, “Knowledge action initiatives with water communities”, invited paper, The Venice Conference, 12–15 September 2011, Venice, Italy.
  • J. Falk, invited paper “Knowledge Action initiatives in the Asia-Pacific”, prepared for the Regional Climate Change Workshop (RCC3), Adjunct session to the STS Forum, Kyoto, Japan, 1 October 2011.
  • J. Falk, “Confronting climate change in the Pacific - knowledge-action approaches and the APRU World Institute CMAS Program.”, keynote paper, Pacific Economic Cooperation Council (PECC) International Project for 2011–2012: Sustainable Management of Marine Resources, Seminar 1 Oceans at Risk: Protection from ocean to coast, sharing marine resources, Nouméa, New Caledonia, November 22–24, 2011

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