Tyndall Centre at COP24

2018

Events:

The Tyndall Centre will be represented at a number of events at COP24 in Katowice, Poland, in addition to a stand in the Exhibition Hall.
 

Exhibition Stand 58 (University of East Anglia)

Monday 3rd December to Friday 7th December

We showcase some of the Tyndall Centre and University of East Anglia’s Research including the Global Carbon Budget 2018, the science of climate change communication, 1.5 vs 2C impacts and pathways to decarbonisation, Asher Minns Tyndall Centre UEA
 

Every half a degree matters: The impacts of climate change

Tuesday 4th December 10:00 – 12:00; UK Pavilion, Katowice, Poland

Please join researchers and experts for an informative and interactive session on the impacts of climate change at 1.5ºC of global warming and higher, demonstrating the benefits of increasing global mitigation ambition.

Topics will include:

  • Global climate impacts at 1.5ºC and 2ºC (Rachel Warren, IPCC Lead Author, Tyndall Centre, University of East Anglia)
  • Climate impacts across South Asia (Saiful Islam, IPCC Lead Author, Bangladesh University of Technology)
  • Economic impacts of climate change (Paul Watkiss, Paul Watkiss Associates Climate Change Consultancy)

A panel discussion will follow.
 

The Global Carbon Budget 2018

Tuesday 4th December 12:30-13:00 Press Conference Room Katowice Area F – Theatre; Accredited Journalists Only 

Corinne Le Quere, Tyndall Centre UEA; Gail Whiteman, Lancaster University; Glen Peters, CICERO (online) Christiana Figueres, Mission2020 (online)

 

Public engagement in the context of COP commitments 

Tuesday 4th December 16:45-18:15 Room: Bug 

We present international research and practice on public understanding of climate change. We discuss how policy-makers and scientists can engage effectively and creatively with non-specialists, situating this in the context of commitments made by the Parties to public awareness and participation. 

Corinne Le Quere, Tyndall Centre UEA; Robin Webster, ClimateOutreach, Stuart Capstick, Cardiff University and the Tyndall Centre; BinBin Wang, China Centre for Climate Communication; Sam Illingworth, Manchester Metropolitan University; Asher Minns, Tyndall Centre UEA; Stephanie Hall, Monash University 

Key outcomes of research undertaken in support of the IPCC’s Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C

Wednesday 05 December, 16:30 – 18:00, UK Pavilion, COP24 Katowice 

Scientists from Germany, Norway and the United Kingdom will be presenting the key outcomes of research undertaken in support of the IPCC’s Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C, which are of particular significance for the Talanoa Dialogue. 

Daniela Jacob, Climate Service Center Germany (GERICS); Jan S. Fuglestvedt, Centre for International Climate Research (CICERO), Norway; Dr Jason Lowe, Met Office UK; Corinne Le Quere, Tyndall Centre UEA UK
 

Earth System challenges in the transition to a low carbon society 

Thursday 6th December, 14h30-16h30, Brussels Room, EU pavilion 

H2020 and LIFE funded projects working on climate change mitigation from different angles will provide answers to key science and policy questions on how to reach the Paris Agreement goals. 

Julien Guerrier, EASME; Jacob Schewe, PIK; Marta Torres Gunfaus, IDDRI; Francis X. Johnson, SEI; Tobiasz Adamczewski, WWF Poland; Vlasis Oikonomou, JIN Climate and Sustainability; Asher Minns, Tyndall Centre UEA

 

Courses at the University of East Anglia

MSc Climate Change and International Development - School of International Development
MSc Climate Change - School of Environmental Sciences
Short Course: Climate Change and Development - School of International Development

 

 

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