Cities – Climate – Choices: A Post-CO23 Discussion

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    • Wednesday November 29, 2017
      12:20 pm - 1:10 pm
  • Location: Instructional Center 217
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Summary Sentence: An Efficient, Intensive, or Productive World? What to do to Tackle Climate Threat

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Dr. Jürgen P. Kropp, Deputy Chair of Research Domain II – Climate Impacts and the Vulnerabilities at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research

With Dr. Jairo H. Garcia, Director Climate Policies, City of Atlanta

Dr. Jürgen P. Kropp serves as the Deputy Chair of Research Domain II - Climate Impacts and Vulnerabilities at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research. He focuses on the impacts of climate change, esp. on coastal areas, inter sectoral synergies and tradeoffs of climate protection and the climate consequences of lifestyle choices. He has advised German legislators and regulators on climate policy. Currently at COP23 in Bonn, he is presenting at side events on “Addressing shared challenges of climate change. Providing climate knowledge to support societal innovation and transformation” and “Low carbon Europe 2050 - The vision and beyond”.

Note – A boxed lunch will be provided for the first 40 attendees.

* The event is co-sponsored by the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Atlanta, the Center for European and Transatlantic Studies, Center for Urban Innovation, School of City and Regional Planning, School of Modern Languages and the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union.

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