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Understanding the Paris Climate Summit (COP21)

When Nov 16, 2015
from 02:00 PM to 06:00 PM
Where MR2, Centre for Mathematical Sciences
Contact Name
Contact Phone 01223 221505
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Scientific and political context for the upcoming climate summit

Dr Emily Shuckburgh (British Antarctic Survey)
Professor Sir Richard Friend (Department of Physics, University of Cambridge)
Professor John Pyle (Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge)
Sir David King (UK Special Representative for Climate Change)


The 21st Session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP21/CMP11) will be held from November 30th to December 11th in Paris. COP21 will be a crucial conference, as it needs to achieve a new international agreement on the climate, applicable to all countries, with the aim of keeping global warming below 2°C.

This CCfCS event aims to provide insight into the scientific and political landscape leading up to COP21 and beyond.


The event is open to all, but space is limited so please register in advance here



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