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Douglas Biow, Director MEZ 3.126, Mailcode A1800, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-232-3470

After Copenhagen: Response to climate change discussed at conference

Thu, April 8, 2010 • LBJ School, Bass Lecture Hall

This conference seeks to bridge science, public understanding and political action on climate change adaptation and mitigation with the goal of identifying and evaluating public policy options for effective and timely action on climate related threats and opportunities. Panel topics will include: climate modeling, impacts on ecological systems, implications for law and policy, and upcoming interdisciplinary funding opportunities in climate change research.

 

April 6-9, 2010
The University of Texas at Austin
This conference is open to the public, but seating is limited and pre-registration is required.

 

The first Biennial Texas-Alberta Global Climate Forum includes a two-day research symposium conference on current implications for climate adaptation for water resources management, with a particular focus how current computer-assisted dispute resolution mechanisms that can be used to facilitate cooperative community responses to climate change risks, and a half-day symposium on education for a low carbon society.

 

This event is co sponsored by The University of Lethbridge, the Canadian Partnership Initiative in Support of the United Nations Water for Life Decade, the Graduate School for International Development and Cooperation of Hiroshima University and four units of The University of Texas at Austin: the Environmental Science Institute, the Center for International Energy and Environmental Policy, the Institute for Innovation, Creativity and Capital, and the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs.


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