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COP 23 Bonn UNFCCC
The annual UNFCCC (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change) negotiations kick off in Bonn 6-17 November. A theme this year is building greater climate resilience.
Our researchers led by centre director Johan Rockström will give a loud and clear message about what it will take to meet the Paris Agreement. We will put on the table what it will take to address the colossal challenge to bring fossil fuel emissions to zero. And we will articulate how we can do this while protecting vital ecosystems and natural carbon sinks. Indeed, we will make the case to climate negotiators that they must get serious about the critical role biodiversity will play in stabilizing the climate.
As well as centre researchers, we are collaborating with Christiana Figueres from Mission 2020 and former head of UNFCCC, Mary Robinson and Kevin Anderson from the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research and CEMUS Uppsala University.
Ecosystem-based approaches for climate resilience
6 November, 15:00-17:00
Speakers include Johan Rockström and Tristan Tyrrell (SwedBio)
Climate Action and Human Wellbeing at a Crossroads: Historical Transformation or Backlash?
Science to world: 10 Must Knows on Climate Change
The Earth League, chaired by Johan Rockström, and Future Earth have published a statement on the state of climate science for the UNFCCC COP23 climate negotiations. The statement outlines the latest essential knowledge related to climate science, economics and technological progress to meet the Paris Agreement. The statement will be presented to UNFCCC secretary Patricia Espinosa at a special event on 13 November.
13 November, 13:30-14:30
Press conference room 1
Speakers: Patricia Espinosa (UNFCCC), Johan Rockström (Stockholm Resilience Centre), John Schellnhuber (Potsdam Institute of Climatic Research)
Chair: Nick Nuttall (UNFCCC)
2020: The necessary, desirable and achievable turning point to safeguard our climate
Johan Rockström, Owen Gaffney
14 November, 11:30-13:00
Speakers: Johan Rockström, Christiana Figueres, Kevin Anderson, Mary Robinson (Chair)
Media Events Zone & live-stream via VICE
Organisers: Stockholm Resilience Centre, Mission 2020, Uppsala Univeristy, Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation
Audience: media, negotiators and stakeholders
Nature-based solutions for climate adaptation and mitigation: from policy to practice perspectives
16 Nov 13:15-14:45
Speakers include Tristan Tyrrell (SwedBio)
Climate in the 2030 Agenda: How science supports global sustainability actors
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS), German Development Institute (DIE), Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research (IAI) in cooperation with Future Earth and World Climate Research Programme
6 Nov, 15:00 -16:30
PRESS CONFERENCE: Launch of the global carbon budget
Future Earth’s Global Carbon Project
13 November, 9:00-10:00
Urban sustainability transformations
Organiser: German Future Earth Committee
Research news | 2018-03-20
A final reply to Montoya et. al's criticism of the planetary boundaries framework
General news | 2018-03-19
In 2017, we surpassed one thousand published articles in peer-reviewed journals and we hosted the fourth international conference on resilience and sustainability science. Another year to be proud of, we think
Research news | 2018-03-14
Amid an increase in megacities, changes in ecosystems far away can affect local access to freshwater
Research news | 2018-03-12
Ten essentials for guiding action-oriented research on energy transformation and climate change
Research news | 2018-03-09
To celebrate International Women’s Day, we have been highlighting some of our women researchers at the centre. In our final profile this week, we showcase associate professor Beatrice Crona, whose work spans from small-scale fisheries governance to global drivers of change.
Research news | 2018-03-08
To celebrate International Women’s Day, we are highlighting some of our women researchers. We would now like to showcase Jennifer Hinton, a PhD candidate studying the social dynamics of a sustainable biophysical resource economy