According to the European Commission, between 1980 and 2011 floods affected more than 5.5 million people and caused direct economic losses of more than €90 billion.
Addressing the issue of climate change is a key priority for the EU. To this regard, building on the 2020 Climate and Energy Package, the European Commission has introduced the 2030 Climate and Energy Package.
Last year the COP20-CMP10 took placein Lima, where nations concluded by elaborating the elements of the new agreement, scheduled to be agreed in Paris this week.
This international symposium will provide an invaluable opportunity to asses the current situation of the climate system and discuss possible solutions to tackle climate change challenges.
Delegates will also:
- Assess EU actions and objectives to tackle climate change challenges
- Explore possible innovative solutions to reduce GHG emissions
- Discuss ways forward to develop a sustainable ecosystem
- Share best practices and exchange ideas on managing climate extremes
For further details, please refer to the enclosed event abstract and programme. Do feel free to circulate this information to relevant colleagues within your organisation.
In the meantime, to ensure your organisation is represented, please book online or complete and return the registration form at your earliest convenience in order to secure your delegate place(s).