Join UKCDR for our upcoming webinar, Supporting the COP26 priorities through research on international development and climate change.
The event will:
- Showcase impacts resulting from UK-funded research;
- Share learning around research to achieve the COP26 priorities;
- Provide an opportunity for further discussion and networking.
Date: Thursday 12th November
Time: 14:00-15:30 GMT
Virtual networking: 15:30 – 16:00 GMT (optional, opt in when registering)
How to register:
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|14:00 – 14:10||Welcome and introduction||Marta Tufet, Executive Director, UKCDR|
|14:10 – 14:20||Setting the scene: The role of research in supporting the COP26 priorities||Mark Pelling, GCRF Resilience Challenge Lead|
|14:20 – 14:50||Panel 1: Showcase presentations and Q&AEthics in adaptation and resilience (Dr Keith Hyams, University of Warwick)Collaborative solutions to manage adaptation and monitoring climate change in periurban Mexico (Dr Emma R. Morales & Dr María Eugenia Ibarrarán, Ibero Puebla, and Dr Soledad García Ferrari, University of Edinburgh)Modern Energy Cooking Services (Prof Ed Brown, UK Low Carbon Energy for Development Network)||Showcase (various)|
|14:50 – 15:15||Panel 2: Showcase presentations and Q&AImproving how knowledge on forests and trees is understood and used to tackle the climate crisis (Dr Robert Nasi, Centre for International Forestry Research (CIFOR))Safeguarding riparian ecosystems and livelihoods as safety nets and in the face of a changing climate change: insights from a semi-arid savannah, Zimbabwe ( Dr Olga Kupika, Chinhoyi University of Technology)Development of Coastal Bangladesh Under Climate Change Scenarios (Prof Robert Nicholls, Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, University of East Anglia)||Showcase (various)|
|15:15 – 15:25||Funders: Next steps to COP26||FCDO and UKRI|
|15:25 – 15:30||Close||Marta Tufet|
|15:30 – 16:00||Virtual networking (optional)||Open to all webinar attendees|