21 September 2021 - 23 September 2021
As the world’s climate warms at an unprecedented rate the resultant impacts will be felt most by communities that have contributed the least to global carbon emissions. On top of this, we find that often these same communities are facing the worst experiences in coping with the COVID-19 pandemic. Ahead of the COP 26 Summit being held in Glasgow in November, this 2nd World Forum on Climate Justice will provide an opportunity to examine, discuss and debate how to ensure equity and justice as core values on the road to developing climate just and sustainable solutions for the benefit of all of humanity and not just the privileged few. We hope to inspire and motivate by bringing together some of the brightest minds from across different regions of the world – global thought leaders, Indigenous activists, representatives from academia, government and industry, to help shape the road map to recovery, building resilience and preventing catastrophic devastation to the lives and livelihoods of many thousands of people.
IIASA Researcher Caroline Zimm will present the new IIASA Strategic Initiative project on 'Just Transitions to net-zero carbon emission for all (JustTRans4ALL)' in a paper session on
Session Chair: Prof. James Goodman, Social and Political Sciences University
10:45 AM - 11:00 AM: A theoretical framework for just transitions scenarios to net zer-carbon emissions, Dr Caroline Zimm, International Institute For Applied Systems Analysis
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM: From ‘Carbon Democracy’ to ‘Climate Democracy? Prof. James Goodman, Professor, Social and Political Sciences University
11:15 AM - 11:30 AM: Justice in benefitting from carbon removal, Mr. Hanna Schübel, University of Fribourg
11:45 AM - 12:15 PM : Q&A
The full program is available online.
Last edited: 08 September 2021
Research Scholar Transformative Institutional and Social Solutions Research Group - Energy, Climate, and Environment Program
Research Scholar Equity and Justice Research Group - Population and Just Societies Program
Boza-Kiss, B. , Pachauri, S. , & Zimm, C. (2021). Deprivations and Inequities in Cities Viewed Through a Pandemic Lens. Frontiers in Sustainable Cities 3, e645914. 10.3389/frsc.2021.645914.
Millward-Hopkins, J., Steinberger, J.K., Rao, N. , & Oswald, Y. (2020). Providing decent living with minimum energy: A global scenario. Global Environmental Change 65, e102168. 10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2020.102168.
Zimm, C. & Nakicenovic, N. (2019). What are the implications of the Paris Agreement for inequality? Climate Policy, 1-10. 10.1080/14693062.2019.1581048.
Rao, N. , van Ruijven, B.J., Riahi, K. , & Bosetti, V. (2017). Improving poverty and inequality modelling in climate research. Nature Climate Change 7 (12), 857-862. 10.1038/s41558-017-0004-x.
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