IIASA-ECE Research Group Leader Bas van Ruijven will talk about global climate policy futures and their representation in Integrated Assessment Models at the NCSC "8th Global Climate Change Think Tank Forum Forum"

Van Ruijven has been invited as a keynote speaker at the 8th Global Climate Change Think Tank Forum, a side event at COP27 hosted by NCSC (National Center for Climate Change Strategy Research and International Cooperationon November 16th (Wednesday) 2022. The theme of this year is "The Updated Progress and Cutting-Edge Issues on Mid-Century Long-Term Low Greenhouse Gas Emission Development Strategy".

Van Ruijven's talk, titled "Exploring Global Climate Policy Futures and Their Representation in Integrated Assessment Models", is schedule at 17:55 (EET) / 16:55 CET.

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AGENDA: The 8th Global Climate Change Think Tank Forum
The Updated Progress and Cutting-Edge Issues on Mid-Century Long-Term Low Greenhouse Gas Emission Development Strategy
16:00-18:45, November16th, 2022, China Pavilion, Area E

Moderator:XU Huaqing, Director General, National Center for Climate Change Strategy and International Cooperation (NCSC)

16:00-16:10 Welcome and Opening Remarks

XIE Zhenhua, Special Envoy for Climate Change of China 
LI Gao, Director General, Department of Climate Change, Ministry of Ecology and Environment of China 

Keynote Speeches

16:10-16:25 XU Huaqing, Director General, National Center for Climate Change Strategy and International Cooperation (NCSC)

16:25-16:40 Antonio Soria Ramirez, Head of Economics of Energy, Climate Change and Transport, Institute for Prospective Technological Studies Joint Research Centre, European Commission

16:40-16:55 HE Kebin, Academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, Dean of Institute for Carbon Neutrality, Tsinghua University

16:55-17:10  Robert N. Stavins, Professor, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Director of the Harvard Project on Climate Agreements

17:10-17:25 ZOU Ji, CEO & President of Energy Foundation China

17:25-17:40 Detlef van Vuuren, Senior Researcher at PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency, Professor in Integrated Assessment of Global Environmental Change at the Faculty of Geosciences, Utrecht University

17:40-17:55 ZHANG Jieqing, Chief Representative of Beijing Office, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

17:55-18:10 Bas van Ruijven, Group Leader of the Sustainable Service Systems (S3) Group in the Energy, Climate, and Environment (ECE) Program at IIASA and Co-chair of the International Committee On New Integrated Climate change assessment Scenarios (ICONICS)

18:10-18:25 Dimitri de Boer, Chief Representative for China, ClientEarth

18:25-18:40 YUAN Ying, Chief Representative of Beijing Office, Greenpeace

18:40-18:45 Wrap up

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