ICCG Climate Week: November 6 – 10, 2017

The 23rd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 23) to the UN Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is taking place from 6 – 17 November 2017 at the headquarters of the UNFCCC Secretariat in Bonn, Germany and it is presided over by the Government of Fiji.

In conjunction with the first week of COP23, ICCG organises the “ICCG Climate Week”, a series of webinar lectures and dissemination activities on climate change sciences and governance, mostly linked to its observatories’ activities and awards.

You are invited to take part in our events and activities listed below.

Think Tank Award Webinars

November 6th, 3 pm CET – “Climate change impacts on terrestrial biodiversity and ecosystems

Location: Go-to-Webinar
Information: Registration is required. For registration please click here and insert your data.
Working language: English

The Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ), which ranked 1st in the 2016 edition of the ICCG Climate Think Tank Ranking according to the Absolute Ranking, contributes to the “ICCG Climate Week” with a webinar given by Prof. Dr. Josef Settele, Head of Animal Ecology and Social-Ecological Research, Dept. of Community Ecology at UFZ and Co-Chair, IPBES Global Assessment.

The presentation, introduced by ICCG Director, Prof. Carlo Carraro, will summarize some of the main findings of the 5th Assessment Report of the IPCC in relation to terrestrial biodiversity and ecosystems.

 

November 7th, 3 pm CET – “Tropical forests: a net carbon source based on aboveground measurements of gain and loss

Location: Go-to-Webinar
Information: Registration is required. For registration please click here and insert your data.
Working language: English

The Woods Hole Research Center, which ranked 1st in the 2016 edition of the ICCG Climate Think Tank Ranking according to the Standardized Ranking, will contribute to “ICCG Climate Week” with a webinar given by Dr. Wayne Walker, a scientist with expertise in forest measurement and monitoring, remote sensing, capacity building, and REDD+ (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation).

The presentation, introduced by ICCG Director, Prof. Carlo Carraro, will explain cutting edge technology that can provide a new level of accuracy in measuring forest loss as well as regrowth.

 

Best Climate Practices 2017 Award Webinar

November 8th, 2 pm CET – “Building resilience to climate disaster risk: innovation and best practices

Location: Go-to-Webinar
Information: Registration is required. For registration please click here and insert your data.
Working language: English

This webinar, which is dedicated to the Best Climate Practice Award, is the occasion to showcase the most innovative and compelling projects that have participated in the 2017 edition of the contest, and to explore the landscape and challenges of climate resilience and disaster risk reduction strategies.

Join the webinar to discover how communities around the world are responding to climate disaster risk, and to interact with innovators and the authors of projects participating in the Best Climate Practices 2017 Award.

 

Festival for the Earth

November 9th, 3 pm CET – Green Finance and Climate Finance: Tools and Opportunities

Location: Oceanographic Museum of Monaco
Information: For a detailed program of the Festival for the Earth click here.
Working language: English

Prof. Carlo Carraro, ICCG Director, contributes to the “Festival for the Earth” with a lecture on “Green Finance and Climate Finance: Tools and Opportunities”.

The second edition of the Festival for the Earth is hosted on November 9-10 by the Oceanographic Museum of Monaco. The aim of the Festival is to propose to broader audiences possibilities of transformations, reflections and alternative modalities to reframe environmental issues.

 

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ICCG POLICY SEMINAR / November 30, 12.30 pm CET
Paris Agreement implementation: update from COP23 and way forward

The seminar is given by Leonardo Massai, Legal Advisor, Coalition for Rainforest Nations and co-founder, Climalia. He will discuss the main elements of climate negotiations on the Paris Agreement implementation, in particular the results of COP23. The seminar will be broadcasted via GoToMeeting. Registration is required.
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