Avoiding Dangerous Climate Change
Met Office, Exeter, UK, 1-3 Feb 2005
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Event sponsored by bt the UK Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
 
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Background
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ISSC
Organising Committees
Biographies
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Programme
Day 1: 1 February 2005
0800-0900 Registration/coffee
0900-0905 Introduction from symposium chair (Dennis Tirpak)
0905-0910 Introduction from Met Office (David Rogers)
0910-0930 First keynote address (Environment Secretary Margaret Beckett)
0930-1000 Second keynote address, Avoiding Dangerous Climate Change (R Pachauri, IPCC)
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1000-1020 Coffee break
Session 1: For different levels of climate change what are the key impacts, for different regions and sectors and for the world as a whole?
a. Key vulnerabilities and critical thresholds (Chair: John Schellnhuber)
1020-1050 Overview of dangerous climate change (Steve Schneider)
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1050-1110 Antarctic ice sheets and sea level rise (Chris Rapley)
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1110-1125 The Role of Sea Level Rise and the Greenland Ice Sheet in Dangerous Climate Change and Issues of Climate Stabilisation (Jason A Lowe)
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1125-1145 Assessing the risk of a collapse of the Atlantic thermohaline circulation (Mike Schlesinger)
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1145-1200 Towards a Risk Assessment for shutdown of the Atlantic Thermohaline (Richard Wood)
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1200-1215 Probability of Rapid Climate Change (Peter Challenor)
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1215-1230 Reviewing the impact of increased atmospheric CO2 on oceanic PH and the marine ecosystem (Carol Turley)
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1230-1300 Discussion and conclusions
1300-1400 Lunch
b. Impacts overview (Chair: John Ashton)
1400-1420 Overview of key vulnerabilities to climate change (Martin Parry)
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1420-1435 Critical Levels of Greenhouse Gases, Stabilization Scenarios, and Implications for the Global Decisions (Yuri Izrael)
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1435-1450 Burning Embers and Beyond: The Role of Typologies in Defining Dangerous Outcomes (Farhana Yamin)
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1450-1515 Discussion and conclusions
1515-1530 Coffee break
c. Key vulnerabilities for ecosystems and biodiversity (Chair: Yap Kok Seng )
1530-1545

Responses of Species to Changes in Climate Determine Climate Protection Targets (Rik Leemans)
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1545-1600 Conditions for Positive feedbacks from the Land Carbon Cycle (Peter Cox)
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1600-1615 Ecosystem Loss and its Implications for Greenhouse Gas Concentration Stabilisation (John Lanchbery)
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1615-1630 Tropical Forests and Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide: Current Knowledge and Potential Future Scenarios (Simon L Lewis)
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1630-1700 Discussion and conclusions
1700-1730 Summarising key impacts
1800-1930 Poster session and drinks reception
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Day 2: 2 Feb 2005


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