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Finding the best ways to mitigate climate change by a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions has become a pressing issue worldwide. But if adequate stabilisation of emissions fails, as seems very likely, it will force us to focus even more on how to adapt to climate change. These seminars will probe what will need to be done by governments, local communities and individuals, what can be done for the most vulnerable who live in poor countries, and what are the implications where population growth remains high.
The papers of this series are available online at http://www.ourplanet.com/climate-adaptation/climate-adaptation.php
0 upcoming talks and 9 talks in the archive.
Professor Malcolm Potts, Bixby Professor, Community Health and Human Development, Berkeley, University of California.
Tuesday 10 March 2009, 17:00-18:00
Chris Smith (Lord Smith of Finsbury), Chairman of the Environment Agency; former MP and Cabinet Minister; former President Cambridge Union Society.
Tuesday 03 March 2009, 17:00-18:00
Professor Michael Kelly, Prince Philip Professor, Cambridge; Chief Scientific Adviser, Department for Communities and Local Government, London.
Tuesday 24 February 2009, 17:00-18:00
Professor Peter Guthrie, Professor of Engineering for Sustainable Development, Cambridge; Fellow, St Edmund’s College.
Tuesday 17 February 2009, 17:00-18:00
David Arkell, Director, SmartLIFE and Head of Innovation & Partnerships, Cambridgeshire County Council.
Tuesday 10 February 2009, 17:00-18:00
Professor Julian Hunt (Lord Hunt of Chesterton), Professor of Climate Modelling, University College, London.
Thursday 05 February 2009, 17:00-18:00
Dr Flavio Comim, Senior Economist, United Nations Development Programme, Brazil and CSC/VHI, St Edmund’s College, Cambridge.
Tuesday 27 January 2009, 17:00-18:00
Dr Bernie Bulkin, Commissioner for Energy and Transport, UK Sustainable Development Commission.
Tuesday 20 January 2009, 17:00-18:00
Professor Martin Parry, Chair, IPCC's Task Group on Scenarios for Climate Impact Assessment.
Tuesday 13 January 2009, 17:00-18:00
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