Multimedia - Friday, 24th April 2015, DAY 2
Please note: Videos are presented in .mp4 format
Day 2: Problem analysis and potential solutions
Session IV: Anthropogenic Climate Change: Key Results from Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Fifth Assessment Report and Recent Findings
What do we know about climate change? The session presents core results from the IPCC AR5.
Chair: Gabriel Lau (AXA Professor of Geography and Resource Management & Director, Institute for the Environment, Energy and Sustainability, The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
(MPEG-4 video 683 MB)
Session V: Climate Challenges for Chinese Cities
The session will elaborate on the most pressing sectoral challenges Chinese cities are facing, focussing on the systemic connection of energy, air, transport systems, water and food given the climate change and urbanization dynamics discussed before.
Chair: Christine Loh (Under Secretary for the Environment, The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region)
(MPEG-4 video 653 MB)
Session VI: The Policy Challenge
The political perspective: Leaders of global cities will present the specific sustainability challenges their cities are facing and discuss policy solutions
Chair: Dale Medearis (Senior Environmental Planner, Northern Virginia Regional Commission)
(MPEG-4 video 795 MB)