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BSSSC / BALTEX Conference: Adapting to Climate Change. Case Studies from the Baltic Sea Region

Start date: 31.05.2011

End date: 31.05.2011

Location: Hamburg

Country: Germany

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The key objective of the conference is to give practitioners and decision makers at the regional political level in the Baltic Sea Region a platform to present and discuss concrete examples of regional or local adaptation to climate change.

The conference shall also summarize up-to-date findings on regional climate research and research actions targeted at supporting decision making in the context of regional adaptation to climate change in the Baltic Sea Region.

Session 1: The Science Base. Actual scientific evidence on past and future possible climate change based on the BALTEX Assessment of Climate Change for the Baltic Sea Region (BACC).

Session 2: From Science to Politics. Examples of transfer of scientific knowledge to local and regional decision makers and ongoing national and international projects on regional adaptation.

Session 3: Case Studies Demonstration and discussion of various practical examples including concepts, action plans and implementation by local and regional authorities in the Baltic Sea Region in the context of adaptation to climate change.

Conference language will be English.

CALL FOR CASE STUDIES: Deadline 14 January 2011

Helmholtz Zentrum Geesthacht & City of Hamburg
Ms. Birgit Kuestner

Phone: +49 40 42831 2027


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