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Sep 25

SEP 25

6:00 PM–8:00 PM

MAISON FRANçAISE EAST GALLERY, BUELL HALL

2015 Paris Climate Conference (COP21): What to Expect and What Should Follow?

6:00 PM–8:00 PM    Maison Française East Gallery, Buell Hall

Panel Discussion:

2015 Paris Climate Conference (COP21): What to Expect and What Should Follow?  

Laurence Tubiana and Scott Barrett, moderated by Gavin Schmidt

PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE TO FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 25

Part of a series of events in anticipation of the 2015 Paris Climate Conference.

Registration for this event is now full.  To add your name to the waiting list, please register  on THIS PAGE

This event will be videotaped and posted on our website by Tuesday September 29 at the latest.

Press inquiries please write to Shanny Peer at sp2865@columbia.edu for a press pass.

The United Nations Climate Change Conference, or COP21, will take place in Paris, France in December 2015.  Laurence Tubiana and Scott Barrett discuss the expectations, hopes, and likely outcomes of the upcoming climate negotiations and consider what the next steps should be to maintain any chance of mitigating the disastrous global climate changes experts are expecting in the coming decades.

Laurence Tubiana is founder and director of the Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations (IDDRI) at Sciences Po in Paris and Professor of International Affairs at SIPA.  Laurence Tubiana was appointed Special Representative of the French Minister of Foreign Affairs, Laurent Fabius, for the 2015 Paris Climate Conference. Scott Barrett is the Lenfest Earth Institute Professor of Natural Resource Economics and vice dean of the School of International and Public Affairs. Scott Barrett is the Lenfest Earth Institute Professor of Natural Resource Economics.  Professor Barrett is one of the world's leading researchers on international cooperation, including the dynamics of climate diplomacyHe has advised a number of international organizations on climate change, and was previously a lead author of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

Event co-sponsored by the Alliance Program, Earth Institute, and SIPA.  Support for this event provided by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy.

2015 Paris Climate Conference (COP21): What to Expect and What Should Follow?