• Conférence

Extreme Events - Building Climate Resilient Societies

2019
oct. 9
2019
oct. 11
09:00 - 16:00
Lieu de l'activité
Schloss Herrenhauses
Alte Herrenhäuser Str. 3
30419 Hannover
Deutschland
Extreme Events - Building Climate Resilient Societies
Image: Nirut Sangkeaw
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Extreme Events - Building Climate Resilient Societies
Extreme Events - Building Climate Resilient Societies (Image: Nirut Sangkeaw)

The overall objective of the conference is to elucidate the relations between climate extremes, societal resilience, and sustainable development goals. Development and transformation for achieving the SDGs can be severely threatened by catastrophic events triggered by climate extremes. Yet, at the same time development towards reaching the SDGs may enhance societal resilience against such extremes.

Extreme climate events, such as heatwaves, droughts and storms, have been identified as a top threat to human well-being by the United Nations and independent bodies, such as the World Economic Forum. At the same time, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have been globally agreed on as a key target with a timeline until 2030 (Agenda 2030).

Development and transformation for achieving the SDGs can be severely threatened by catastrophic events triggered by climate extremes. Yet, at the same time development towards reaching the SDGs may enhance societal resilience against such extremes. There is an urgent need to discuss strategies to reach the Sustainable Development Goals and societal resilience, specifically considering changes of climate extremes which are likely to happen according to repeated reports by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

Researchers and professionals from business and administration with a link to climate extremes from all fields (e.g. history, climate science, data science, economics, ecology, health, mathematics, psychology, sociology, risk assessment, political sciences) are welcome to attend the conference. Correspondingly, we have confirmed attendance from international players as key note speakers and session chairs, covering a broad range from academic sociology to insurance industry.

Organiser:

Volkswagenstiftung

Contact:

Nina Felchner

Dr. Silke Bertram

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