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Open

Climate Change: the State of the Science

Date:
September 28, 2013
Place:

Kulturhuset, Sergels torg, Stockholm

Contact:

owen.gaffney@igbp.kva.se

Links:

Admission: This event is free but REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.


THIS EVENT HAS NOW SOLD OUT.

The event will be streamed live here.


Speaker biographies


50% off entrance fee to Nobel Museum with proof of registration for this event.

A public event for the launch of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Fifth Assessment Working Group I Summary for Policymakers, Climate Change 2013: the Physical Science Basis

In 2007, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize along with former U.S. Vice President Albert Gore Jr.

On 27 September 2013, IPCC's Working Group I releases the Summary for Policymakers of the first part of the IPCC´s Fifth Assessment Report, Climate Change 2013: the Physical Science Basis.

On 28 September, there will be the first public event in Sweden to discuss the report with the authors and co-chairs. We welcome your participation and questions.


Programme

13:00 Welcome and a short demonstration by Tom Tits Experiment

Dr Olov Amelin, Nobel Museum Director

13:05 Two centuries of global change

Professor Hans Rosling, Karolinska Institutet

13:25 IPCC Fifth Assessment Report Working Group I summary

Professor Thomas Stocker, Co-Chair, IPCC Working Group I,
University of Bern, Switzerland

14:00 Panel discussion with questions from the audience

  • Moderator: Adjunct Professor Johan L. Kuylenstierna, Executive Director of the Stockholm Environment Institute
  • Professor Thomas Stocker, Co-chair, IPCC Working Group I, University of Bern, Switzerland
  • Professor Qin Dahe, Co-chair, IPCC Working Group I,
    China Meteorological Administration
  • Professor Deliang Chen, University of Gothenburg and IPCC Working Group I lead author
  • Professor Markku Rummukainen, University of Lund and IPCC Working Group I lead author
  • Dr Sybil Seitzinger, Executive Director,
    International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme, Stockholm


15:00 Close


Speaker biographies

The event will be held in English and streamed live online. Questions in Swedish will also be welcome during the panel discussion.  


More information about IPCC:

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

Organizers

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme
Nobel Museum
Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
Stockholm Environment Institute
Swedish Secretariat for Environmental Earth System Sciences


Funders

The Swedish Research Council Formas

United Nations Foundation


The organizers kindly thank Tom Tits Experiment for developing the demonstration and FLIR Systems for supplying the thermal imaging equipment.


More information:
International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme (IGBP)
Owen.gaffney@igbp.kva.se

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