Climate Strategies participated  in the Paris International Scientific Conference ‘Our Common Future under Climate Change’. The conference took place on the 7th – 10th of July, at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, France.

CS related Parallel Sessions:

9th of July: Consumption-based accounting and policy (FP7 Project; Arnold Tukker, TNO). This session presented the findings and challenges of the first two years into the project.

10th of July: Strengthening the research-policy interface to impact Paris and beyond (Ambuj Sagar, Indian Institute of Technology). The session presented the proceeding of the Global Climate Policy Conference 2015 and its innovative research questions.

Other sessions with Climate Strategies Members involvement:

7th of July: High Level Session: History of Energy Use and Emissions (Michael Grubb,  University College London)

8th of July: Large Parallel Session: New Pledges (INDC’s) for 2025/2030 (Navroz Dubash,  Centre for Climate Policy & Bert Metz, ECF)

9th of July: Large Parallel Session: Managing Transition in Cities (Diana Ürge-Vorsatz, Center for Climate Change and Sustainable Energy Policy)

9th of July: Climate Policy Journal Parallel Session (Peter Mallaburn, Editor of the CPJ)

10th of July: Large Parallel Session: Regional Perspectives on Low Carbon Pathways (Joyashree Roy, Global Change Programme, Jadavpur University)


This four days conference will provide a large forum for the research community ahead of COP21. Building on the findings of IPCC AR5 (5th assessment report), the conference will address key issues concerning climate change in the broader context of global change. The conference is organized with the support of the International Council for Science (ICSU) and UNESCO, together with major French laboratories and research institutions.