Date: December 6, 2018

Time: 14:30-16:00

Location: Katowice, Poland

EU side events:
Increasing ambition in the low-carbon transition: challenges and implications of the 1.5 and 2 degree targets

In this side-event H2020 and LIFE funded projects working on climate change mitigation from different angles will provide answers to following key questions on how to reach the Paris Agreement goals:

  • “What impacts will arise from a global warming of 1.5C and 2C and which impacts will be avoided if warming is kept below 1.5C?” (CRESCENDO project)
  • “NDC Review: What it really takes to Increase pre-2030 Ambition from Global, EU and National Level Perspectives?” (COP21RIPPLES project)
  • “Investigating Innovation Dynamics in low-emission transition pathways: what are the implications across different sectors and applications? (TRANSRISK project)
  • “Raising awareness about climate policy: what are the opportunities for decarbonizing Poland? “ (WZROST project)
  • “Supporting public authorities in reaching their climate and energy targets: what are the main challenges in implementing sustainable energy plans at regional and local level? “ (PUBLEnEf project)
  • The side-event features 5 thematic presentations followed by a panel discussion.