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What Is The State Of The Art In Preparing For Extreme Weather Events?

Wednesday, Nov 14, 2012

Sponsors: Center for Climate Change Law, Columbia Law School; Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in New York;
Academic Council on the United Nations System

Introductory remarks:
Ambassador Andrew Kao, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office of New York
Professor Alistair Edgar, Academic Council on the United Nations System
Professor Michael Gerrard, Center for Climate Change Law

Keynote speeches:
Mr. Shaw Chen Liu, Research Center for Environmental Changes, Academia Sinica, Republic of China (Taiwan)
"Changes of Extreme Precipitation at Low Latitudes in a Warming Globe"

NYC's Preparations for Extreme Weather Events
Ms. Leah Cohen, NYC Mayor's Office of Long-Term Planning and Sustainability

Panel Discussion -- "Extreme Weather Events, UNFCCC, Climate Science and Public Policy"

Panelists:
Ambassador Collin Beck, Solomon Islands
Ambassador Janine Coye-Felson, Belize
Professor Michael Gerrard, Center for Climate Change Law
Professor Klaus Jacob, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University
Mr. Justin Harris. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Date: Wednesday, November 14
Program -- 10:00 am to 1:45 pm
Luncheon -- 1:45 pm to 2:30 pm

Location: 1 East 42nd Street, New York, New York

RSVP: E-mail Ms. Jessica Huang cj73162@gmail.com

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