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Predicting the outcomes of the UN-Climate Conference in Paris

University of Potsdam, Campus Griebnitzsee, from Nov 18, 2015 04:30 PM to Nov 18, 2015 06:00 PM

Lecture. Expectations are rising in anticipation of a global climate treaty scheduled for finalization by December 2015 at Paris. In a joint project of the Potsdam-Institute for Climate Impact Research and other international institutions, a research team probes the potential outcomes of these negotiations. In a public lecture, PIK-scientist Detlef Sprinz talks about the latest results. Registration is necessary.

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Climate Agreement in Paris - Starting signal for global transformations?

Federal Foreign Office, Berlin, from Nov 12, 2015 08:00 AM to Nov 12, 2015 02:00 PM

It becomes apparent: a decoupling of economic growth and CO2-emissions is possible - and the World Climate Summit in Paris can set a framework for such a global transformation. In advance of the UN Climate Conference in December, the German Climate Consortium, the Federal Foreign Office and the Federal Ministry for the Environment together arrange a briefing, that is dedicated to this topic. In this context, PIK-scientist Anders Levermann will speak about "Climate Change and Global Economy" and discuss with other experts about the question: Will the Paris Agreement be able to transform the real economy? Registration necessary.

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Climate for Change - will the Paris summit live up to its promise?

Leighton Hall Scientia Building, UNSW Kensington Campus, Sydney (Australia), from Nov 10, 2015 06:00 PM to Nov 10, 2015 08:15 PM

Discussion. At the UN Climate Summit in Paris, the international community will negotiate a new international agreement on climate that aims to keep global warming below 2 degrees Celsius. The University of New South Wales and the Sydney Morning Herald will hold a special public event in the lead-up to the Paris summit - PIK-scientist Stefan Rahmstorf and other renowned experts will hereby discuss about the question: Will the Paris summit live up to its promise? Free public event - registration is essential.

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Climate Change - Is Paris worth a travel?

Sacrow Castle, Potsdam, from Nov 08, 2015 04:00 PM to Nov 08, 2015 06:00 PM

Discussion. In the view of the UN Climate Conference in Paris, the question is emerging: how are the chances of an international climate agreement with binding climate targets? At the climate dialogue "The fight for Air Supremacy", PIK-director John Schellnhuber is going to discuss about this topic. The event at Sacrow Castle in Potsdam will be presented by PIK-scientist Manfred Stock.

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What do scientists expect of the UN Climate Conference?

Wissenschaftsetage, Bildungsforum Potsdam, from Nov 04, 2015 06:00 PM to Nov 04, 2015 08:00 PM

Discussion. From the Pacific Islands to Brandenburg: the impacts of Climate Change are already noticeable. In advance of the UN Climate Conference in Paris, PIK-scientist Wolfgang Lucht and other experts discuss about the necessary measures of Climate Protection. Arranged by RBB Inforadio and pro Wissen Potsdam e.V. - free entrance, registration necessary.

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