Programme

5th of July - Climate science

Chair: Alberto Ansuategi (University of the Basque Country)

9:00-9:15 Welcome and opening of the 2017 BC3-UPV/EHU Summer School
Maria José Sanz and Mikel González-Eguino (BC3 Basque Centre for Climate Change)
9:15-10:00 “A tale of climate change: the caged bird and the golden bull”
Sergio H. Faría (BC3  Basque Centre for Climate Change and Ikerbasque) 
10:00-10:45 “Farewell to Ice: Arctic climate feedbacks and their global effects”
Peter Wadhams (Cambridge University)
10:45-11:15 Break
11:15-12:00 “Climate engineering: May we cure the symptoms of a changing climate?”
Ulrike Niemeier (Max Planck Institute for Meteorology)
12:00-12:45 Poster presentation session
(Ibon Galarraga (BC3), Marta Escapa (UPV/EHU))
 13:00-14:00 “Round Table: “Geoengineering: part of the solution or part of the problem?”
Sergio H. Faria, Peter Wadhams, Ulrike Niemeier.

6th of July – Impacts and adaptation to climate change

Chair: Joaquin Garcia (BC3 Basque Centre for Climate Change)

9:00-9:45 “Dealing with Uncertainty in Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation”
Marc Neumann (BC3 Basque Centre for Climate Change and Ikerbasque)
9:45-10:30 “Delineating a Policy Space for Loss and Damage”
Reinhard Mechler (IIASA)
10:30-11:00 Break
11:00-11:45 “Adapting to Sea Level Rise”
Iñigo Losada (IH Cantabria)
11:45-12:15 “Assessing climate risk under uncertainty: an application to major costal cities”
Elisa Sainz de Murieta (BC3)
12:15-13:00 “Climate change and Sustainable Development Goals”
Anil Markandya (BC3 Basque Centre for Climate Change and Ikerbasque)
13:00-14:00 Round Table: “Is our current climate policy-making framework prepared for dealing with uncertainty?”
Marc Neumann (BC3), Reinhard Mechler (IIASA), Iñigo Losada (IDH), Anil Markandya (BC3)
14:00-15:30 Break
15:30-17:30 Donostia United Nations Summit
Ambika Markanday (BC3), Elisa Sainz de Murieta (BC3)
17:30-18:00 Break
18:00-20:30 Social Event
Cycling tour and “pintxos” night

7th of July – Mitigation and climate policy

Chair: Mikel González-Eguino (BC3 Basque Centre for Climate Change)

9:00-9:45 “The role of energy in mitigation of climate change”
Pedro Linares (Universidad de Comillas)
9:45-10:30 “Energy transition to a low-carbon economy in Spain 2030 / 2050: the role of renewables”
Gonzalo Saenz de Miera (Climate Change Director at Iberdrola)
10:30-11:00 Break
11:00-11:45 “Paris After Trump – the Uncertain Future of International Climate Agreements”
Christoph Böhringer (University of Oldenburg)
11:45-12:00 Break
12:00-14:00  Panel Discussion: “International climate policy after the 2016 US Presidential elections: With or without US?”
– Teresa Ribera ( IDDRI)
– Alina Averchenkova (Grantham Research Institute, London School of Economics)
– Maria José Sanz (BC3 Basque Centre for Climate Change)
14:00 “Closing Session”
María José Sanz (BC3 Basque Centre for Climate Change and Ikerbasque) and Alberto Ansuategi (UPV/EHU).

 

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