Nov 16, 2015
from 02:00 PM to 06:00 PM
|Where||MR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences|
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The 21st Session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP21/CMP11) will be held from November 30th to December 11th in Paris. COP21 will be a crucial conference, as it needs to achieve a new international agreement on the climate, applicable to all countries, with the aim of keeping global warming below 2°C.
This Cambridge Centre for Climate Changes (CCfCS) event aims to provide insight into the scientific and political landscape leading up to COP21 and beyond.
14:05 Dr Emily Shuckburgh, British Antarctic Survey
"Climate science: a personal view of what we know and what we don't know"
14:50 Professor Sir Richard Friend, Department of Physics, University of Cambridge
"Energy – Lessons from nature"
15:35 Tea/coffee break
16:00 Professor John Pyle, Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge
"Why the Montreal Protocol worked"
16:45 Sir David King, UK Special Representative for Climate Change
"Climate science and global politics, through Paris 2015 and beyond"