Oxford @ COP23: High-end climate change scenarios: impacts and adaptation above 2oC global warming

VENUE: Bonn Zone EU Pavilion, Area A1
Organisers: University of Exeter; HELEX; IMPRESSIONS; RISES-AM; Met Office
Speakers: Prof Richard Betts,University of Exeter; Dr Paula Harrison, CEH; Prof Agustin Sanchez-Arcilla,Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Dr Pam Berry, ECI, University of Oxford

This event will present the findings of three major international research programmes funded by the European Commission’s Framework 7 programme, HELIX, IMPRESSIONS and RISES-AM, which examined scenarios of climate change and its impacts above 2oC global warming, including assessments of the potential for adaptation and the limits to this. This includes assessment of impacts and adaption concerning food and water security, biodiversity, human health, economics and human migration, at a range of scales from global to individual cities, including coastal areas.