03 December 2018 - 14 December 2018
One of the most important tasks of COP24 will be to work out and adopt a package of decisions ensuring the full implementation of the Paris Agreement. Three years after the historic agreement, it is time to take stock of the key achievements. Countries are now taking the next steps in order to keep global warming well below 2°C.
Several IIASA experts will join the conference and participate in several sessions and side events aimed at providing their expertise to policymakers. Please click here to visit the COP24 homepage.
10 December 16:45-18:15, Warmia Side Event Room – Area G
This IIASA side event, in partnership with the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development (NEDO) and the Carbon Trust, highlights two activities:
12 December 14:00-15:00, PCCB Capacity-Building Hub / RYSY Meeting Room 24 – Area E
This session focuses on:
13 December 14:30-16:00, EU Pavilion, Room Brussels – Area E, Space 9
This side event is co-hosted by CD-LINKS and is in collaboration with with the COMMIT project and the German Umweltbundesamt. It will showcase integrated global and national low-carbon transformation pathways, their link to sustainable development objectives as well as the experience of major economies in different areas of implementation and policy design.
IPCC Special Report on 1.5° - Chapter 4
6 December 16:30-18:00
Lead author presentation by Reinhard Mechler, Deputy Program Director, Risk and Resilience Program (RISK), IIASA
Enabling transformation to achieve 1.5°C, sustainable development, and adaptation: metrics, standards, enabling environment
6 December 17:00-18:30, EU Pavilion
Reinhard Mechler, Deputy Program Director (RISK) will participate. In partnership with Climate KIC, Climate Change Centre Austria, gLAWcal
Side event on forest fires at the French Pavilion, organized by the French Ministry of Agriculture and Food
8 December 10:00-11:30
Panel member Andrey Krasovskii, Research Scholar, Ecosystems Services and Management Program (ESM), IIASA, will present the wildfire climate impacts and adaptation model (FLAM). Download flyer (pdf).
Can climate insurance address climate risks while adhering to fair and pro-poor principles?
8 December 11:30-13:00
Reinhard Mechler, Deputy Program Director (RISK) (Co-facilitator)
Five Years In: What has the Warsaw International Mechanism Achieved and Looking Ahead, Where Can We Go from Here?
8 December 16:00-17:20
Presentation by Reinhard Mechler, Deputy Program Director (RISK). Lead: Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre
Innovations in Citizen Participation to Support Forest Landscape Restoration
Joeri Rogelj, Senior Research Scholar (ENE), will be participating in numerous side events held at the IPCC Pavilion (shared with the World Meteorological Organization (WMO)), including:
4 December 14:00-15:00 | UNEP EGR side event (German Pavilion)
7 December 11:30-13:00 | Grantham Side Event on Energy Storage
8 December | IEA Global Climate Action Agenda
11 December 13:15-14:45 | UNEP EGR UNFCCC side event
12 December 10:00-11:30 | Understanding SR15 - Chapter 2: Pathways
The Talanoa Dialogue, launched by the UN Climate Change secretariat, is an international conversation in which countries will check progress and seek to increase global ambition to meet the goals of the Paris Climate Change Agreement. Through the portal, all countries and other stakeholders, are invited to make submissions around three central questions: Where are we? Where do we want to go? How do we get there?
Researchers from the IIASA Energy Program have contributed the following reports:
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Between 1.5°C and 2°C — analyzing the global warming targets
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