The Commemorative Symposium on the IPCC Session convened in Kyoto: “To Realize a Decarbonized Society – the State of the World and Kyoto’s Challenges”
The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), together with the City of Kyoto, ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability (ICLEI) Japan, and the Ministry of the Environment Japan will hold an international symposium, “To Realize a Decarbonized Society – the State of the World and Kyoto's Challenges", commemorating the 49th Session of IPCC, and convened in Kyoto.
This symposium, to be held in May 2019, will discuss the IPCC's 1.5℃ Special Report (published last autumn) and the issues faced by the global community and Japan. It will also address the City of Kyoto’s current and future efforts to eliminate greenhouse gas emissions.
In the 1st panel discussion, coordinated by the IGES and welcoming the Co-Chairs of the IPCC Working Group III, major findings and messages of the IPCC's 1.5℃ Special Report will be reviewed. Global trends in accelerating efforts to shift towards a carbon-neutral society, and the challenges faced by Japan will be discussed.
|Date||11 May 2019 10:30-18:00|
|Venue||Kyoto International Conference Centre|
|Organiser||City of Kyoto|
|Collaborators||Ministry of the Environment, Kyoto University, Research Institute for Humanity and nature (RIHN), ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability (ICLEI) Japan, Kyoto Environmental Activities Association (KEAA), Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)|
|Language||English/Japanese with simultaneous translation|
|10:30～12:00||Greetings from the Organizers
Panel Discussion 1
The state of the world and the decarbonizing future of Japan ～ taking into account the IPCC 1.5℃ Special Report ～
Panel Discussion 2
Kyoto's Challenge ～The Road to Project "0"～
|16:00～18:00||A discussion between the Dean of Kyoto University and young researchers|