Fires and Floods: Europe 2021 (Flash Panel on Climate Change)

Wednesday, September 8, 2021 12:30 pm EST

A panel of scholars will discuss the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report released in August 2021. This landmark report has captured international attention by painting a bleak picture of the planet’s future, warning that hotter global temperatures are now unavoidable. The panel will discuss the implications of the IPCC report for Europe, considering what steps might still be taken to prevent its most catastrophic possible future scenarios.

Diana Ürge-Vorsatz, Professor, Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy, Central European University, Vice Chair of Working Group III (Mitigation) in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, and Co-author of the IPCC report

Marco Bindi, Professor, Department of Agrifood Production and Environmental Sciences, University of Firenze and Co-author of the IPCC report

Anne Valkengoed, Researcher, Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences, University of Groningen

Debra Javeline, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Notre Dame

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