Parallel Session C: Climate change impacts

Day 3: Thursday, October 17 (morning)

Planned session content

  • C1: High impact regional phenomena  (Co-chairs: Izidine Pinto & Faye Cruz)

  • Extreme events (floods, precipitation extremes, temperature extremes, extreme storms, compound events, slow onset hazards such as droughts): Present and future
  • Integrated assessment


  • C2: High mountain environments  (Co-chairs: Jason Evans & tbd)

  • Challenges in modelling high mountain environments
  • Vulnerability in high mountain environments
  • Uncertainty in regional climate change projections: from GCMs to RCMs/ESDs
  • Galciers
  • Water resources


  • C3: Implications for renewable energy (Co-chairs: Juan Pedro Montavez & tbd)

  • Wind energy
  • Solar energy
  • Hydropower 
  • Biofuels
  • Complimentarity of renewable energy sources