Workshop on Climate Change Science and Adaption

City University of Hong Kong

Guy Carpenter Asia-Pacific Climate Impact Centre,

Asia Network on Climate Science and Technology &

Hong Kong Climate Change Forum

Workshop

 

Date: 15 April 2015 (Wednesday)

Time: 2:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Venue: B5-208, 5/F., Academic Building 1 (AC1), City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon, Hong Kong

This is an important year for climate change, with the UNFCC meeting in Paris this December discussing how to tackle climate change. To bring more awareness to this problem, especially with regard to the impact of climate change on cities, the Guy Carpenter Asia-Pacific Climate Impact Centre of City University of Hong Kong is co-organizing a half-day workshop with the Asian Network on Climate Science and Technology and the Hong Kong Climate Change Forum to address this issue. The workshop consists of talks by Hong Kong and overseas scientists.
The detailed programme is listed below.

14:00 – 14:25 Registration

14:25 – 14:30 Opening Remarks

Climate change science

14:30 – 15:00

Air-sea Climate Processes in the Tropics – Third ANCST Workshop at Bangalore, India, November 2014 –  Professor Lord Julian Hunt, University College London, UK

Regional climate change

15:00 – 15:20 Downscaling Climate Change Signals to Urban Environments – Professor Gabriel Lau, Chinese University of Hong Kong

15:20 – 15:40The Contribution of Urban Traffic to Climate Change and Environment – Case Study Beijing – Professor Jianping Wu, Tsinghua University

15:40 – 16:00 Seasonal Prediction of Tropical Cyclone Landfall – Professor Johnny Chan, City University of Hong Kong

16:00 – 16:20 Tea break

16:20 – 16:40 Detection of Droughts under the Conditions of Climate Change in South China – Dr. Ji Chen, University of Hong Kong

16:40 – 17:00 Assessment of Future Drought in China Based on CMIP5 Multimodel Projections – Dr. Wen Zhou, City University of Hong Kong

Climate change adaptation

17:00 – 17:20 The IPCC Fifth Assessment Report 2014 – Key Findings for Asia – Professor Joy Pereira, SEADPRI-UKM, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

17:20 – 17:30 Closing remarks

 

Registration

The workshop is free of charge but because of limited space, registration is required.

Please click here to register

Enquiry: [email protected] (email)

3442 7359 (Tel.)

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