COP-24 Side Event

IPCC Special Report on 1.5 Degrees, NDCs and Cryosphere:
Pathways for Both High Urgency and Ambition
Can Parties Act in Time to Prevent Cryospheric Destabilization?

Wednesday December 12, 16:45-18:15
Room Narew

16:45 Welcome: Cryosphere Thresholds, NDCs and the 1.5 Degree Goal
Pam Pearson, Founder and Executive Director, ICCI
16:50 NDCs and the 1.5 Degree Goal
Dr. Bill Hare, CEO and Managing Director, Climate Analytics
17:10 Greater Loss at 2 Degrees: What the SR1.5 Missed in Polar Ocean
Acidification and Arctic Sea Ice
Dr. Peter Thor, Swedish Meteorological Institute
17:25 Higher Sea-level Rise with Each Five Years’ Delay
Dr. Michiel Schaeffer, Climate Analytics
17:40 Greater Preservation of Mountain Glaciers and Water Resources at 1.5°
Dirk Hoffman, Bolivian Mountain Institute
17:50 Ministerial Panel: Post-Talanoa
How Can NDCs Be Raised in Time to Prevent Cryosphere from
Destabilizing the Global Climate System?
Organized by Climate Analytics, International Cryosphere Climate Initiative (ICCI) and Climate Policy Center
Questions/follow-up: Pam Pearson, +46-70-57 522 57, and Ela Smith, Climate Analytics,