5th International Climate Change Conference: London
It will address a range of critically important themes relating to the vexing question of climate change. Plenary speakers will include some of the world’s leading thinkers in the fields of climatology and environmental science, as well as numerous paper, workshop and colloquium presentations by researchers and practitioners.
We are inviting proposals for paper presentations, workshops/interactive sessions, posters/exhibits, or colloquia. Virtual participation is available for those who are unable to attend the conference in person. Proposal ideas that extend beyond these thematic areas below will also be considered:
Theme 1: Scientific Evidence
  • What is evidence is there of climate change?
  • Paleoclimatology: the earth’s climate in a long view
  • Climate change today: examining the data
  • Ice cap reduction and glacial melt
  • Sea level change
  • Floods, drought, forest fires, hurricanes and other sporadic events
  • Albedo or measuring the earth’s reflectiveness
  • Meteorology and climate informatics
  • Equilibria and disequilibria: change processes and countervailing tendencies
  • Climate measurement processes, methodologies and technologies
  • Reading complex, dynamic and unstable systems
  • Developing local and global climate modelsChange scenarios: slow, rapid, abrupt or episodic.
Theme 2: Assessing Impacts in Divergent Ecosystems
  • What are the impacts of climate change on natural environments?
  • Ocean currents and el Niño
  • Mountain ecosystem impacts
  • Coastal ecosystem impacts
  • Marine ecosystem impacts
  • Forest and grassland ecosystem impacts
  • Impacts on wilderness and protected areas
  • Impacts on specific biomes
  • Impacts on biodiversity, potential extinctions
  • Hardiness zone migration
  • Regional variations: temperature and rainfall
Theme 3: Human Impacts and Impacts on Humans
What evidence is there that human activity has contributed to climate change, and what are the impacts of climate change on human life?
Anthropogenic factors in climate change: determining the relative contribution of natural and human causes
Impacts of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases
Land use patterns, agriculture and livestock husbandry and deforestation as factors in climate change
Impacts on humans: agriculture, fish stocks, food supply, health
Human settlements and sea level rise
Impacts on humans: water resources, desertification
Impacts on humans of intense weather events, natural disasters and ecological surprises
Impacts of climate change in the developing world
Theme 4: Technical, Political and Social Responses
How do scientists, technologies, policy makers and community members respond to climate change?
Environmental policies in response to climate change
Controversy and denial: politics, the media and scientists with dissenting views
The international politics of climate change
The past, present and future of international agreements
Education and awareness for management of global climate change
Protected areas and preservation of biodiversity: ‘corridoring’ and other strategies
Strategies for sustainability
Human adaptive strategies
Technologies of mitigation: carbon dioxide sequestration, solar shades and other processes
Alternative and renewable energy sources: technologies, policies and strategies
Carbon taxes, offsets and tradingEmission standards
Climate ethics and the precautionary principle
Eco-development, eco-efficiency
Music, Climate Change, Environment and Art
Submissions are welcomed that cross more than one thematic area. Please suggest additions and changes and email: Cette adresse email est protégée contre les robots des spammeurs, vous devez activer Javascript pour la voir.
Access Grant Scholar Award
A limited number of Access Grant Scholar Award will be granted to Participating Paid Delegates attending the conference to cover per diem,flight ticket and travel insurance. For more information about the online registration, accommodation ,access grant scholar award and venue, please email Dr. Alex Cross on: Cette adresse email est protégée contre les robots des spammeurs, vous devez activer Javascript pour la voir.
Proposal Submission Deadlines for 2013 Conference
Proposals for Virtual Presentation(s) may be submitted at any time, up to the start of the conference on 26 April, 2013. Accepted proposals must be accompanied by a paid registration in order to be scheduled. •Deadline for Abstract Submission: 15 March 2013 •Notification of Acceptance: 22 March 2013 •Deadline for Full Paper Submission & Early Registration: 29 March 2013 • Conference Dates: 26-30 April, 2013.
 
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