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Monday, October 20, 2014 11:30 am - 11:30 am EDT (GMT -04:00)

Panel Discussion: Meet an IPCC Author

Have you ever wanted to know what it’s like to be a contributor to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) research process? How to get involved? What skills are needed? What are the greatest challenges for a researcher?  Join us for a panel discussion to explore these questions and ask your own!

Monday, November 17, 2014 11:30 am - 12:30 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

Weather & Society study group meeting

All are welcome to join the next Weather and Society study group meeting on Monday, November 17th from 11:30-12:30 in EV1-221.

Refreshments will be served. 

The agenda for this meeting includes an overview of the recent World Weather Open Science Conference in Montreal this last August, as well as a discussion about data collection, mining, and management for weather-related research in the social and interdisciplinary sciences. 

What is the Weather and Society study group?

Friday, January 30, 2015 3:30 pm - 3:30 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

Panel Discussion: Reviewing the COP20 UN Climate Negotiations

Are you interested in climate change and international issues? Have you wondered where Canadian climate policy stands in relation to the rest of the world?  Join us for a panel discussion reviewing the COP20 United Nations climate negotiations, and looking ahead to the critical negotiations that will take place in Paris in late 2015.  


Tuesday, February 10, 2015 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

CIGI Cinema Series: "The Island President"

The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) is hosting a screening of the 2011 award-winning documentary, The Island President. Focusing on then-president of the Maldives, Mohamed Nasheed, the film documents his efforts to confront the issue and effects of climate change on the world stage, driven by the rising sea levels that put the island nation at risk.

David Estrin, CIGI Senior Research Fellow with the International Law Research Program will introduce the film.

Monday, March 9, 2015 2:30 pm - 2:30 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

Adaptation and the UNFCCC: A Glimpse Behind the Curtain

Under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, countries have been meeting in formal negotiations at least twice each year since 1992. From the outside (and even from the inside!), progress can appear achingly slow at these meetings. Despite this, there have been significant successes, particularly on the issue of adaptation.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 2:30 pm - 2:30 pm GMT (GMT +00:00)

Water resources and climate change adaptation: An economist's perspective

The Water Institute Lecture Series continues with Dr. Sheila Olmstead, Associate Professor, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin and Visiting Fellow, Resources for the Future.