As a run-up to the
Conference in Copenhagen The University of Copenhagen organises a
scientific Climate Congress about climate change in March 2009.
The conference has
the title: Climate Change: Global Risks, Challenges and Decisionsis
and is organised by The University of Copenhagen in Cooperation with 9
other universities in the International Alliance of Research
The main aim of the
congress is to provide a synthesis of existing and emerging scientific
knowledge necessary in order to make intelligent societal decisions
concerning application of mitigation and adaptation strategies in
response to climate change.
After the congress
a summary will be published.with the main findings of the congress a
supplement to the results of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate
According to the
preliminary program the conference will face six themes:
1) Exploring the
Risks: Understanding Climate Change.
2) Sharing the
Burdens and Opportinities: Equity Issues
3) Reducing the
Risks of Climate Change: Opportunities of Mitigation
4) Preparing for
Impacts: Adapting to the Inevitable
5) Managing the
6) Mobilising the
Populace: Human Dimensions of Climate Change.
of Climate and Energy, Connie Hedegaard.
Among the keynote
Stern. Chairman of the new Grantham Research Institute on
Climate Change and the Environment
Pachauri, chairman of the IPCC
Mr. José Manuel
Barroso, President of the European Commission
Hedegaard, Danish minister of Climate and Energy
Mr. Anders Fogh
Rasmussen, Prime Minister in Denmark
See full list
The congress will
held a the Bella
Center - the same venue as the Climate Conference in December.
Read more about the
event at the homepage
of the congress.
Host of the
1017 Copenhagen K
conferences on climate change:
International Scientific and Business Congress on Protecting the
3 - 4 February 2009
New Delhi, India
2008 / Climate 2008
3 - 7 November 2008