New Methodologies and Interdisciplinary Approaches in Global Change Research

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Holocene Climatic Changes and Their Effect on Morphodynamics and Sedimentation in Campania
Conférence
00:11:48
Holocene Climatic Changes and Their Effect on Morphodynamics and Sedimentation in Campania

High-resolution paleoclimatic studies (e.g. 18O, 13C, CH4, MS, ect) provide 38 detailed reconstructions of the Holocene climatic variability, but they don’t are unable to provide direct informations

Borehole Climatology and Model Simulations: Steps to Integrated Assessment
Conférence
00:30:17
Borehole Climatology and Model Simulations: Steps to Integrated Assessment
Gonzales Rouco
Jesus Felipe

Progress in understanding climate variability through the last millennium leans on simulation and reconstruction efforts. Exercises blending both approaches present a great potential for answering

Debate
Conférence
00:21:26
Debate
Joussaume
Sylvie
Planton
Serge
Gonzales Rouco
Jesus Felipe
Goosse
Hughes
Reissell
Anni

The European Science Foundation (ESF) and the French Foundation of the Maison des Sciences de l’Homme (FMSH) (within the Entre-Sciences programme) have agreed to jointly develop a new conference

Data-Model Fusion Approach in Global Change Research: Recent Development and Future Challenges
Conférence
00:10:12
Data-Model Fusion Approach in Global Change Research: Recent Development and Future Challenges
Peng
Changhui

It is increasingly recognized that global change research requires methods and strategies for combing process models and data in systematic ways. This is leading to research towards the application of

A Roadmap to Assess the Economic Cost of Climate Change with an Application to Hurricanes in the United States
Conférence
00:45:10
A Roadmap to Assess the Economic Cost of Climate Change with an Application to Hurricanes in the Un…
Hallegatte
Stéphane

This talk presents a methodological roadmap to assess macro-economic damages from climate change. To do so, it explores a single manifestation of climate change in a single location: an increase in

Setting Cumulative Emissions Targets to Reduce the Risk of "Dangerous" Climate Change
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00:14:28
Setting Cumulative Emissions Targets to Reduce the Risk of "Dangerous" Climate Change
Zickfeld
Kirsten

The ultimate objective of climate change mitigation is to reduce the amount of anthropogenic greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in order to achieve “stabilization of greenhouse gas concentrations in the

Food demand, Productivity Growth and the Spatial Distribution of Land and Water use: A Global Modelling Approach
Conférence
00:10:56
Food demand, Productivity Growth and the Spatial Distribution of Land and Water use: A Global Model…
Popp
Alexander

Nowadays, human society appropriates about one quarter of total net primary production of the terrestrial biosphere. Production of food, energy and materials, and the related use of land and water

The Largest Lakes and reservoirs of Russia as a Priority Water Ressource for Society
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00:11:42
The Largest Lakes and reservoirs of Russia as a Priority Water Ressource for Society
Lemeshko
Natalia

Global change for the last 25 years drives to important changes in hydrometeorological regime in different regions, reflecting water resources change of the larges reservoirs and lakes of Russia and

Turning Hazards into Ressources? Climate Change, Floods and Coastal Wetlands in the Costa Brava (North-East Iberian Peninsula)
Conférence
00:10:36
Turning Hazards into Ressources? Climate Change, Floods and Coastal Wetlands in the Costa Brava (No…
Serra-Llobet
Anna

According to the IPCC Fourth Assessment, one of the most vulnerable areas in Europe are coastal zones. This is due to sea level rise combined with increased risks from storms. Coastal wetlands, in

Social Impact of global Environmental Change on Farming Communities on the Ogoli River Bank in Otukpo Area of Benue State, Nigeria
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00:15:09
Social Impact of global Environmental Change on Farming Communities on the Ogoli River Bank in Otuk…
Anjeinu Abu
Godwin

One of the manifestations of the global change in this study area is a marked reduction in the duration and amount of rainfall. This adversely affects the volume of the head waters that ultimately

The Effect of Thermal Pollution on Benthic Foraminiferal Assemblages, in the Mediterranean Shore Face Adjacent to Hadera Power Plant (Israël)
Conférence
00:11:19
The Effect of Thermal Pollution on Benthic Foraminiferal Assemblages, in the Mediterranean Shore Fa…
Arieli
Ruthie

Over the past several decades public and scientific awareness to global warming has increased significantly. As a result, many studies have examined the affects of global warming. However, the

The Economics of the Climate/Development of the Gordian Knot; Beyond a Sound Pessimism
Conférence
00:31:54
The Economics of the Climate/Development of the Gordian Knot; Beyond a Sound Pessimism
Hourcade
Jean-Charles

We will first suggest that costs of meeting ambitious climate targets capable to stabilize global warming below 2°C or 3°C temperature increase have been underestimated so far. The first reason is the

Interlocking Natural and Social Systems - Resilience, Governance and Research Policy Considerations
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00:23:14
Interlocking Natural and Social Systems - Resilience, Governance and Research Policy Considerations
Svedin
Uno

In this presentation the start is made from the 2007 IPCC statement that it now seems consolidated that there is a clear sign of the importance of the anthropogenic factors in the climate change

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and the Challenges of Climate policy, Equity and Ethics
Conférence
00:33:36
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and the Challenges of Climate policy, Equity and Ethi…
Somerville
Richard

The 2007 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report provides clear guidance for the greenhouse gas emissions reductions needed to limit global warming to specific targets such as 2 °C

International Negociations on Climate Change: How to Take Advantage of Risk Aversion to Improve the Conditions for the Emergence of a Consensus
Conférence
00:28:49
International Negociations on Climate Change: How to Take Advantage of Risk Aversion to Improve the…
Thoron
Sylvie

Climate change is one of the best examples of global environmental problems. Countries are conscious that they have to find a solution to this global problem at the international level. Negotiations

The Sustainability of Kyoto's Architecture: Where Did the Victims of Climate Change Go?
Conférence
00:15:32
The Sustainability of Kyoto's Architecture: Where Did the Victims of Climate Change Go?
Dupuis
Johann

cept of “expropriation” in the case of territories exposed to a rise in sea levels. The premise of my project is that although future generations in all countries will be affected by climate change,

The Intergenerational Equity: A Concept to Build for Sustainability, the Case of Global Warning
Conférence
00:17:42
The Intergenerational Equity: A Concept to Build for Sustainability, the Case of Global Warning
Djédjé
Okoubi Franck Didier

Defined as “the relation that each generation has with the last or future generations in the use... of the natural or cultural resources of planet”, Intergeneration equity (here I.E) imposes rules of

Debate
Conférence
00:13:53
Debate
Djédjé
Okoubi Franck Didier
Millner
Anthony
Raj Aryal
Komal

The European Science Foundation (ESF) and the French Foundation of the Maison des Sciences de l’Homme (FMSH) (within the Entre-Sciences programme) have agreed to jointly develop a new conference

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