Thursday February 17

Climate change, water systems and social development

  • 09.00-09.15: Opening address: The research challenges as seen from Norwegian Research Council
    Spesialrådgiver Camilla Schreiner, Norwegian Research Council
  • 09.15-09.45: Long-term trends in global climate and water with a focus on glaciers
    Atle Nesje
  • 09.45-10.15: Impact of Climate Change Uncertainty and it’s implication in African water resources.
    Semu Moges
  • 10.15-10.30: Coffee-break
  • 10.30-11.00: The capacity of Himalayan farmers to adapt to climate change
    Tor Halvdan Aase
  • 11.00-11.30: Discussion
  • 11.30-12.00: The history of malaria and its relation to water
    Bernt Lindtjørn
  • 12.00-12.30: Water, Climate Change and the Problem of Collective Action
    Roar Hagen
  • 12.30-12.45: Discussion
  • 12.45-14.00: Lunch
  • 14.00-14.30: Water and the future food situation in the world.
    Alberto Garrido
  • 14.30-15.00: Scientific weather modifications – a solution or danger to future climate changes?
    James R. Fleming
  • 15.00-15.15: Discussion
  • 15.15-15.30: Coffee-break
  • 15.30-16.30: Panel discussion: How to study climate, environment and societal development?
Climate change, water systems and social development
Organiser: Department of Geography, University of Bergen