Mitigating climate change: The Paris Agreement and the 1.5C target

All are welcome to this event organised by CIWEM and the Environment Change Institute, Oxford.

Doors open 5:30pm for a 6pm start.

The evening will examine different aspects of our life affected by Climate Change.

"1.5°: Meeting the Challenges of the Paris Agreement" - Alice Chautard, Environmental Change Institute

Alice will present the key messages and conclusions from the 1.5C (20-22 September 2016) conference which brought together researchers, policy makers, businesses and members of civil society, to understand the impacts of 1.5C warming and assess the feasibility of meeting the Paris Agreement. Ms Chautard is based at the Environmental Change Institute

"Building pathways to Paris" - Dr Matt Ives, Senior Researcher, Infrastructure Transitions Research Consortium,

Fulfilling the UK’s commitment to the Paris climate agreement will require significant strategic infrastructure interventions.  Matt will outline some alternative pathways developed as part of a UK National Needs Assessment.  Dr Ives is a Senior Researcher with the Infrastructure Transitions Research Consortium,

"Mitigating climate change while feeding the world" - Dr Monika Zurek, Senior Researcher, SUSFANS,

Monika will discuss the implications of the Paris Agreement for changes to our food system as agri-food systems are currently one of the biggest emitters of greenhouse gas emissions. Dr Zurek is a Senior Researcher working on the SUSFANS project,

March 01, 2017 at 5:30pm - 7:30pm
School of Geography and the Environment
Oxford University Centre for the Environment (OUCE)
Dyson Perrins Building
Hinshelwood Rd, off South Parks Rd
Oxford OX1 3QY
United Kingdom
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