Flash Panel: Fires and Floods: Europe 2021


Location: Virtual Event

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. 

Free and open to all. Registration is required for online participation. The panel will also be live-streamed on YouTube.

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  • Diana Ürge-Vorsatz

    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
    Co-author of the IPCC report

  • Marco Bindi

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

  • Anne Valkengoed

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

  • Debra Javeline

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



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