Public Release:  Impacts conference on climate change effects

May 27-30 in Potsdam and on Webcast

Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)

As the first conference of its kind, Impacts World 2013 from May 27-30th brings together leading scientists and decision makers from politics, business and civil society to discuss a new vision for an integrated climate impact research across sectors and scales.

Webcast of opening press conference of Impacts World 2013 on May 27th, 1pm to 1:55pm and opening plenary from 2pm: http://climate-impacts-2013.org/live

Speakers include:

Connie Hedegaard, EU Commissioner for Climate Action
Joseph Alcamo, UNEP Chief Scientist
Rachel Kyte, Vice President of Sustainable Development, World Bank
John Schellnhuber, Director of PIK

Impacts World 2013 Conference on Climate Change Effects is organized by the Potsdam-Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) and the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA).

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Full conference programme: http://www.climate-impacts-2013.org/
Conference Twitter-Hashtag:
#CIW13
Webcast:
http://climate-impacts-2013.org/live

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PIK press office
Phone: +49 331 288 25 07
E-Mail: press@pik-potsdam.de
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