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What if we miss the target? Walker at COP25

Thursday, November 28, 2019

For this years conference of the parties (COP25), in addition to running our annual COP CAS, the Walker Institute will be running a side event on Tuesday 3rd December together with Exeter University and the Met Office Hadley Centre - see below for details:

We will be presenting the latest research findings on the impacts of global warming of 1.5°C, 2°C, and 4°C, at both global scales and in South America, Africa and South Asia. We will focus on changes in extreme weather and impacts on water availability, flooding, food insecurity and human heat stress together with the human/socio-economic dimension, what is the consensus around goals and what is needed to build this.

Speakers:

  • Richard Betts: University of Exeter and Met Office
  • Ros Cornforth: Walker Institute 
  • Lincoln Alves: Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais (INPE)
  • Saiful Islam: Bangladesh University of Engineering and Techonology (BUET)
  • Pauline Nantono: EcoTrust Uganda 

Chair/Facilitator:

  • Valérie Masson-Delmotte: French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission, IPCC Author

Live stream the event here