COP23 is the international community’s biggest annual climate conference that aims to address the problem of climate change. Central to these aims is the commitment from international leaders to keep the global average temperatures below 2C.
Representatives from the University of Reading’s Walker Institute, a community of researchers, policy-makers, practitioners and users who support a climate-resilient future, will also be in attendance. The Walker Institute is presenting important research around forecast based financing, climate-water nexus, adaptive social protection and early warning components from Copernicus Emergency Services.
In addition, the COP Climate Action Studio programme (COP CAS), part of the SCENARIO Doctoral Training Centre here at Reading enables doctoral students to remotely participate in COP23 in real time. The programme is a partnership between the SCENARIO Doctoral Training Centre and the Walker Institute.
Part of the remote participation experience for COP23 includes access to an innovative prototype robot avatar developed by Deutsche Telekom. The robot is physically located at COP23, on the Walker exhibition stand, with the user-VR technology located in the Climate Action Studio at the Walker Institute. This extra dimension has provided a unique immersive experience enabling the students to interact with people visiting the exhibition stand.
COP CAS students, keen to communicate their experiences and put their own opinions across have created the COP CLIMATE ACTION STUDIO BLOG to document COP23.
November 9, 2017- Dominic Jones
November 9, 2017- Sally Woodhouse
November 8, 2017 - Dominic Jones and Babra Kavuta
November 8, 2017 – Ben Thomas
November 8, 2017 – Dominic Jones and Babra Kavuta
November 7, 2017 – Sally Woodhouse
November 7, 2017 – Danny Waite
PhD studentships in Environmental Science for 2019 intake with @NERCscience SCENARIO Doctoral Training Partnership… https://t.co/ACsg2sF3e2
16:23 PM - 12 Nov 2018
Great talk by @ODIdev on Changing gender norms for women's economic empowerment. Looking at multiple issues includi… https://t.co/hMfmg8OfZQ
17:09 PM - 08 Nov 2018
Really interesting article on the @WalkerInst website about linking climate science to livelihoods based on an inte… https://t.co/MzI8uTBEsR
14:52 PM - 08 Nov 2018
Very interesting talk this evening held by @CINNergies about @SamPoskitt's research on Participatory Scenario Plan… https://t.co/cOWcnAIclI
18:21 PM - 07 Nov 2018
Exciting to hear that @NERCscience has announced further funding for a new round of @SCENARIO_DTP students. Further… https://t.co/Ikhmds2GKQ
16:14 PM - 07 Nov 2018
@dunning_cm @SCENARIO_DTP Thanks Caroline, we will definitely check this out. Much appreciated!
15:25 PM - 07 Nov 2018