Climate change and our future | driving the transition

Climate change and our future | driving the transition

  • Date & Time:
    • April 28, 2021
    • 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Working Group III (WG III) of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and the RFF-CMCC European Institute on Economics and the Environment (EIEE) are organising an interactive online event that is open to the public: Climate change and our future | driving the transition.

The event will take place on 28 April 2021 at 15:00 CEST, and will provide the opportunity to engage with scientific experts, young leaders and artists, and government representatives in the midst of an official IPCC meeting on the topic of climate change.

The event (see programme below) will be held in English with real-time Italian interpretation.

If you are interested, you can register here.



15.00 – 16.00 | PART 1: ‘Science and Policy: strategies, solutions, opportunities’
Moderated by Jim Skea (IPCC WGIII co-chair).

Welcome and Introduction
Carlo Carraro – IPCC WGIII vice-chair and EIEE executive council chair

Enrico Giovannini, Minister of Sustainable Infrastructures and Mobility, Italy

Panel Discussion: Valentina Bosetti (IPCC author and EIEE scientist), Clara de la Torre (European Commission DG CLIMA: Deputy Director General), Antonio Navarra (President of CMCC and IPCC focal point), Richard Newell (CEO and President of Resources for the Future)


16.00 – 17.00 | PART 2: ‘Ambition: the climate, the future, and the young generations’
Moderated by Elena Verdolini (IPCC author and EIEE scientist)

Designing pathways of change
Massimo Tavoni  – IPCC author and EIEE director

Narrating the future
Kim Stanley Robinson – Science fiction writer and author: Ministry for the Future

Views of the Youth
Jan Kairel Guillermo – Lead, Global Affairs Unit, COY, YOUNGO
and Lodovica Cattani – Country Coordinator Italy for COY16

Open Q&A session (The Guests will be able to submit their own questions to the panel/speakers)

Closing of the event
Valentina Bosetti –
IPCC author and EIEE scientist




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