Transition Edinburgh and Edinburgh University are hosting an event to discuss the findings and implications of the Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change Special Report on 1.5 degrees (SR1.5) warming and other recent research. I will be presenting on the psychosocial implications of this and other recent reports.
NEW VENUE TO ACCOMODATE HIGH INTEREST: Informatics Forum, 11 Crichton St Edinburgh EH8 9LE
5.00pm Registration and meeting friends in the Atrium
5.30pm Welcome by Dr Simon Shackley, Programme Director, MSc in Carbon Management
5.40pm How much carbon can we emit to meet the Paris Agreement target? Dr Katarzyna (Kasia) Tokarska
6.00pm A psychosocial perspective on the SR1.5 Summary for Policy Makers, Dr Nadine Andrews
6.20pm Responses from students on the MSc in Carbon Management and the 2050 group
6.35pm Reflections in small groups on the findings shared
6.45pm Open house with contributions from the audience
7.15pm What do these findings mean for students and staff at the University, institutions and Scotland?
Participants are invited to check out the following reports as background:
IPCC Special Report 1.5 – Summary for Policy Makers due for release by IPCC on 8 October