Headline: The IASS at the Katowice Climate Change Conference

The 24th UN Climate Change Conference (COP24) is due to take place in the Polish city of Katowice from 2 to 14 December. At this year’s COP, minds will focus on concrete steps towards implementing the Paris Climate Agreement. A whole host of experts from the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS) will be there.

Sustainable solutions to combat climate change: contribution of engineers and reduction of air pollutants / Monday, 3 December, 10:30–12:00, with Kathleen Mar

Community energy – civil society’s role in a just and sustainable energy transition / Tuesday, 4 December, 10:30–12:00, with Sebastian Helgenberger

Contributions of the research community to climate action and implementation of the Paris Agreement / Tuesday, 4 December, 11:30 -13:00.

Climate Change Needs Change in Behavior / Tuesday, 4 December, 19:00–20:00, with Dorota Stasiak

Mobilising the social and economic benefits of clean energy in our countries / Thursday, 6 December, 10:00–12:00, with Sebastian Helgenberger

Opportunities for energy transition in Turkey: the role of technology, financing and policy / Thursday, 6 December, 15:30 -17:30.

Reflection Space: Time to change the way we deal with each other: understanding [the COP] / Thursday, 6. December, 18:00.

Experiences with National and Subnational Climate Laws Adopted Post-Paris: Enhancing ambition / Friday, 7 December, 11:30–12:45, with Cecilia Oliveira, Patrick Toussaint and Julius Honke

Oceans Action Day / Saturday, 8 December, 10:00–19:30, with Torsten Thiele

Joint Symposium on Climate Change: Safeguarding Our Climate, Advancing Our Society / Monday, 10 December, 9:00–16:00, with Patrizia Nanz

Innovative Finance for Climate and Oceans. / Monday, 10. December, 15:00–16:30 Uhr, with Torsten Thiele.

Mobilising the Social and Economic Co-Benefits of Renewable Energy: Turkey & Emerging Economies / Monday, 10 December, 15:30–17:30, with Sebastian Helgenberger

Co-benefits: making the Paris Agreement a success for the planet and the people / Monday, 10 December, 18:00-21:00.

Climate and Clean Air Coalition High Level Assembly / Tuesday, 11 December, 16:00–18:00, with Mark Lawrence, Charlotte Unger and Kristina Steinmar

Interview with the Climate Action Studio / Wednesday, 12 December, 11:00, with Mark Lawrence and Konrad Gürtler

Public Participation in Climate Decision Making / Wednesday, 12 December, 16:45–18:15, with Adrian Martínez Blanco, Patrick Toussaint and Julius Honke

Delivering Renewables at Scale: A must to meet the Paris Agreement, Wednesday, 12 December, 16:45–18:15, with Sebastian Helgenberger, Laura Nagel and Ayodeji Okunlola