Side Event at UNFCCC - COP21 in Paris

Joint Side Event of the German Advisory Council on Global Change (WBGU), the German Development Institute (DIE) and the World Resources Institute (WRI)

8 December 2015, 16:45 h - 18:15 h

Observer Room 2, Hall 4, Le Bourget, Paris (Blue Zone, badge needed)

Accelerating the Great Transformation: the Post-Paris Script


  • John Schellnhuber (WBGU and PIK), The 3D Approach to Climate Action
  • Dirk Messner (WBGU and DIE), Carbon Neutral in 2070: Pioneers & Actors Lagging Behind
  • David Waskow (WRI), Unlocking the Potential of INDCs
  • Falin Chen (National Taiwan University and IER), Strategies Leading to a Low-Carbon Taiwan

Moderator: Manish Bapna (WRI)

  • Do current investments support the transformation?
  • What is the long-term role of non-state and subnational actions in the global climate regime?
  • How will INDCs be implemented?
  • Who will turn ambition into action?

We kindly invite you to a discussion of these and other questions.

Invitation (download as pdf)

Please direct your queries to Astrid Schulz (E-Mail).