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GIUZ Researchers at COP26

From 1-12 November 2021, the Glasgow Climate Change Con­ference takes place: A few GIUZ researchers will be there, others are involved in side events in Geneva or online.


Talks and discussions

A fragile future: Can mountain communities adapt to climate change?
Christian Huggel, Randy Muñoz
Mon, November 8, 2021, 17:15-18:45
Public event: Online / Glasgow / Geneva 

Tackling adaptation limits through transformational change
Isabel Hagen
Tue, 9 November 2021, 12:00 - 13:30
Public event: Online

Upscaling adaptation solutions for vulnerable mountain regions through international cooperation
Simon Allen, Graham McDowell
Tue, 9 November 2021, 17:00 - 18:00
Public event: Online

Contributing to climate science through research in polar and high-altitude regions: the early-career researchers’ point of view
Gerald Raab (former PhD student)
Thu, November 11, 2021, 13:00 - 14:00
Public event: Online


Expedition 2°C
A virtual reality installation who allows visitors to understand what it means in concrete terms, when the earth is around average 2°C warmed.
Uni Mail, Geneva

An evidence-based communications campaign by the Mountain Research Initiative that ran on social media during COP24 in 2018, with contributions of GIUZ members.


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