17 September 2014
Vienna, Austria

Presentation of the Austrian Climate Report

Climate change has arrived in Austria. A new report from the Austrian Panel on Climate Change (APCC) provides the first comprehensive report on for climate change impacts, adaptation, and mitigation options in Austria. 

Pasterze Glacier in Austria ©Nailia Schwarz/Shutterstock

Pasterze Glacier in Austria ©Nailia Schwarz/Shutterstock

IIASA Deputy Director General Nebojsa Nakicenovic served as the project leader and on the organizing committee for the APCC Report, which follows the model of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. He will join his co-organizers on 17 September to present the key findings of the report.

IIASA’s role in the APCC was primarily to organize the external review process of the assessment and to ensure its scientific quality, transparency, and comprehensiveness. IIASA’s long experience with climate change studies and modeling was used to select both expert reviewers and review editors for the final report.

IIASA researchers also contributed research to the report: Mitigation of Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gases Researcher Wilfried Winiwarter served as a Coordinating Lead Author, Risk Policy and Vulnerability Researcher Reinhard Mechler served as a Lead Author, and a number of IIASA researchers contributed findings to the report.

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Date
: 17 September 2014
Time: 10:00
Location: Tech Gate Vienna, Donau-City-Straße 1, 1220 Wien
Program, registration, and detailsAPCC Web site

The event will take place in German.


A press event will take place in addition to the public presentation, from 9:00 to 10:00 on 17 September. For more information please contact the APCC Press Office.





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