The Science of National Climate Policy

Date: Wednesday 7 March 2018

Time: 19:00 - 20:30

Location: 

University of Reading
Sutcliffe Lecture Theatre
Department of Meteorology
Earley Gate, Whiteknights
Reading RG6 7BE

Email: 

southeast@rmets.org

SPEAKER | Dr Jolene Cook, Deputy Head of Science
Science & Innovation for Climate and Energy (SICE)
Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, London.

ABSTRACT | The presentation will take a look at how climate science has informed and influenced international climate policymaking, with a focus on the long-term global temperature goal of the UNFCCC’s 2015 Paris Agreement and the important role of the IPCC’s forthcoming Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5 degC limit will play in international discussions this year.

This meeting is part of the Royal Meteorological Society Meetings programme, open to all, from expert to enthusiast, for topical discussions on the latest advances in weather and climate.


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