Grand seminar: The recent IPCC report, extreme weather events and implications for society.
The aim of this event is to discuss the results of the recent IPCC report and its implications for research and society in the light of this summers’ extreme weather events. Meet and listen to the perspectives from researchers working in a variety of disciplines and subjects, and join the discussions on which changes are needed in different sectors (such as forestry, agriculture, urban planning and policy-making) and in research in order to reach the climate targets.
13.05 Introduction of the IPCC report – Prof Markku Rummukainen (Lund University) and Prof Deliang Chen (University of Gothenburg).
13.30 Panelists will briefly reflect on the results of the report in relation to the extreme weather events of this summer and to future implications for research and the society from different angles.
Prof. Natascha Kljun (Lund University) - forestry and wildfires.
Prof. Yann Clough (Lund University) - agriculture and droughts.
Dr. Johanna Sörensen (Lund University) - urban areas and flooding.
Prof. Per Becker (Lund University) - risk management.
Prof. Thomas Sterner (University of Gothenburg) - climate policy instruments.
14.15 Chaired discussion with the audience moderated by Dr. Kimberly Nicholas.
This event is co-organized by the Strategic Research Areas BECC and MERGE, together with the Thematic Collaboration Initiative LU Land.
Please register before September 15th.
zoom (link is provided when registred)
researchers, societal actors and students
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