Climate change – does the 1.5 degree target make sense?

Wednesday 7th June 2017 7:00PM – 9:00PM

Everyone is invited to this public event featuring world-leading climate scientists and a discussion on global warming above 1.5 degrees.

In June 2017 more than 100 world-leading Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) scientists are meeting at the University of Exeter to discuss the potential impacts of global warming above 1.5 degrees.

Alongside this meeting, the University of Exeter is hosting a special event on Wednesday 7 June at which members of the public will be able to discuss the 1.5 degree target with climate scientists.

We are pleased to feature the following panellists at this event:

  • Oliver Morton, Science Editor at The Economist
  • Joeri Rogelj, Research Scholar, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Austria
  • Petra Tschakert, Deputy Head of School Agriculture and Environment, The University of Western Australia
  • Aromar Revi, Director, Indian Institute for Human Settlements
  • Myles Allen, Professor of Geosystem Science, University of Oxford
  • Chris Jones, Head, Earth System and Mitigation Science Team, Met Office
  • Catherine Mitchell, Professor of Energy Policy, University of Exeter
  • Ove Hoegh-Guldberg, Director of the Global Change Institute and Professor of Marine Science, University of Queensland

For the latest information and to register, please visit the event web page. Limited spaces are available.

Venue: University of Exeter Forum, Alumni Auditorium