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Project Title: Addressing the Challenges of Climate Change Through the Behavioral and Social Sciences

PIN: DBASSE-CEGIS-09-03         

Major Unit:
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education

Sub Unit:
Center for Economic, Governance, and International Studies

RSO:
Stern, Paul

Subject/Focus Area:
Behavioral and Social Sciences; Energy and Energy Conservation; Environment and Environmental Studies


Addressing the Challenges of Climate Change Through the Behavioral and Social Sciences
April 8, 2010 - April 9, 2010
Keck Center
500 5th Street, NW
Washington D.C. 20001



If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:


Contact Name: Linda DePugh
Email: ldepugh@nas.edu
Phone: 202-334-1273
Fax: 202-334-3829


Agenda:





Addressing the Challenges of Climate Change through
the Behavioral and Social Sciences

Workshop #2: Adapting to Climate Change
Thursday, April 8, 2010
Keck Building, Room 101

8:30 am Breakfast Available in Meeting Room

Opening Remarks
- Roger Kasperson, Clark University

9:15 am Overview of the State of the Field
- Addressing Strategic and Integration Challenges of Climate Change Adaptation: Ian Burton, Meteorological Service of Canada/University of Toronto
- Addressing Barriers and Social Challenges of Climate Change Adaptation: Neil Adger, University of East Anglia

10:45 am Break

11:00 am Federal Climate Change Adaptation Planning
- Maria Blair, White House Council on Environmental Quality

11:30 am Adaptation in the America’s Climate Choices Study
- Claudia Mengelt, Panel on Adapting to the Impacts of Climate Change

11:45 am Plenary Discussion

12:30 pm Lunch and Plenary Discussion

1:30 pm Panel Discussion 1: Place-Based Adaptation Cases
- Cynthia Rosenzweig, NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies
- JoAnn Carmin, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
- Amy Luers, Google
- To Be Determined, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

3:15 pm Break



3:30 pm Panel Discussion 2: Adaptation and Natural Resource Management
- Bonnie McCay, Rutgers University
- Ashwini Chhatre, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
- Helen Ingram, University of California, Irvine
- Kirstin Dow, University of South Carolina

5:15 pm Adjourn


Friday, April 9, 2010

8:30 am Breakfast available in meeting room

Panel Discussion 3: Cross-cutting Issues in Adaptation I
- Kristie Ebi, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
- Jesse Ribot, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (via video conference)
- Neil Leary, Dickinson College
- Adam Henry, West Virginia University

10:45 am Break

11:00 am Panel Discussion 4: Cross-Cutting Issues in Adaptation I
- Howard Kunreuther, University of Pennsylvania
- Gary Yohe, Wesleyan University
- Maria Carmen Lemos, University of Michigan
- Susanne Moser, Susanne Moser Research & Consulting

12:45 pm Lunch and Plenary Discussion

1:30 pm Comments on Key Questions for the Workshop
- Richard Andrews, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
- Stewart Cohen, Environment Canada & University of British Columbia
- Michele Betsill, Colorado State University
- Maria Carmen Lemos, University of Michigan (CHDGC committee member)
- Susanne Moser, Susanne Moser Research & Consulting
- Other comments

2:30 pm Concluding Discussion
- Basic Principles and Insights – Thomas Dietz, Michigan State University
- Next Steps – Roger Kasperson, Clark University, Panel Chair

3:30 pm Adjourn