Averting Climate Disruption: What Next
Panel event on IPCC Special Report 1.5 Degrees
With the publication of the IPCC Special Report 1.5 Degrees on 8 October, attention is again focused on whether climate chaos can be averted, and how. The report stresses the importance of public engagement.
This evening event will feature a discussion about what citizens can and need to do and how policymakers might encourage action on climate change.
Organised for the MSc in Carbon Management at the University of Edinburgh but open to anyone interested to hear about the most recent climate science research and what it means for Scotland.
Invited contributors include Kasia Tokarska in Professor Gabi Hegerl's Climate System Science group, School of GeoSciences and Dr Nadine Andrews, Visiting Researcher, Lancaster University Pentland Centre for Sustainability in Business.
Participants are encouraged to check out the following recent reports:
- IPCC Special Report 1.5 - due for release by the IPCC on 8 October
- Reducing emissions in Scotland: 2018 Progress Report to Parliament - by UK CCC, 24 Sept 2018
- Scottish Household Survey Topic Report: Climate Change 2017 - by Scottish Government, 4 Sept 2018
- Changing behaviour in a changing climate - by Changeworks for Citizens Advice Scotland, Aug 2018
- Quantifying the implications of the Paris Agreement for Greater Manchester - by Tyndall Centre, Aug 2018
- Quantifying the implications of the Paris Agreement: What role for Scotland? - Stop Climate Chaos Scotland Briefing