Free public talk: Findings of IPPC Report on Limiting Global Warming to 1.5 Degrees

Under the Paris Agreement, 196 nations set a goal to limit an increase in the world average temperature to "well below" 2 degrees while "pursuing efforts" to limit warming to 1.5 degrees.  They invited the International Panel on Climate Change to assess the impacts of and greenhouse emission pathways consistent with a global warming of 1.5 degrees and their report will be available in October.

The Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions, the Climate Futures Initiative and SFU's Faculty of Environment are pleased to invite you to a talk and discussion about the findings in the report and what actions are needed.

Presenter: Kirsten Zickfeld, A Lead Author of the IPCC Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5 Degrees and Professor of Geography at SFU

Respondent: Simon Donner, Professor of Geography, UBC

Moderator: Tim Takaro, Associate Dean - Research and Professor, Health Sciences, SFU

When:  Wednesday, October 17, 2018 7-9 pm

Where: SFU Harbour Centre, 515 West Hastings, Room 1900


This talk is free and open to the public but reservations are recommended as seating is limited.  


Reserve your seat.


Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 18:30