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CEEW to Host Panel Discussion on Risks of Climate Change to Global Economic Development & Security
18 Mar 2015

The Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW) will be hosting a panel discussion on 'Risks of Climate Change to Global Economic Development & Security' on 20 March 2015 at the Hyatt Regency, New Delhi. The panel will comprise four of the world's leading experts on climate change and energy -

  • Dr. Anil Kakodkar, Former Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission & Former Secretary, Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India
  • Sir David King, UK Foreign Secretary's Special Representative on Climate Change
  • Prof. Daniel Schrag, Director, Harvard University Center for the Environment
  • Prof. QI Ye, Director Brookings-Tsinghua Centre for Public Policy, Tsinghua University
  • What do the current pathways to global greenhouse gas emissions imply for climate change?
  • How would rising temperatures impact food yields, water stress, human health, sea levels, coastal cities and infrastructure?
  • What regional and global security implications emerge as a result of the stresses on human social and economic systems?

This dialogue is part of a multi-country effort to understand climate risks and security. The panel will reflect on the above questions and showcase insights from a simulation exercise involving a number of senior policymakers, academics and diplomats from China, Canada, Russia, the United Kingdom, the United States and India.

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