Addressing the climate change in a post covid world


14.30 – 16.30 CEST

The intention of the webinar “Addressing climate change in a post-COVID world ” is to present an update about the climate change emergency and examine how and what the different communities are making to increase economic and environmental resiliency in their post-pandemic plans combined with the climate change emergency at different levels.

The webinar will be also the occasion to explore the European research grant policies and programmes for the adaptation projects.


Welcome  and introduction– Patrizia Bianconi Emilia-Romagna Region

The Emergency of Climate Change – Sergio Castellari European Environment Agency (EEA)

The research European policy for the Adaptation: opportunities and policy for adaptation – Jaroslav Mysiak, Centro Euro-Mediterraneo sui Cambiamenti Climatici (CMCC), EC Mission Board on climate adaptation and societal transformation

The Under2 Coalition climate diplomacy –  Tim Ash Climate Group, Under2Secretariat

The new recovery plan at urban level – Piero Pellizzaro Milan Chief Resilient Officer, Global Resilient Cities Network

Waste, Climate Change and the African City of the Future – Cristina Trois South African Research Chair in Waste and Climate Change (SARCHI)

The Indian policies and actions for the climate change emergency – Karan Mangotra, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)

Final conclusion – Elly Schlein – Vice President of Emilia-Romagna Region

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