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Panel event on IPCC Special Report 1.5 Degrees

10 October 2018

05:00 PM

Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation

High School Yards, Edinburgh, EH1 1LZ

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:

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