Climate Change

COP24 // The Paris Agreement and the Nexus of Water, Energy and Food: Policy Coherence and Serious Games

How could climate action be supported through Serious Games? Our panel focuses on examples of climate action in the domains of energy and food policies and related linkages to land use, and addresses the potential for learning from Serious Games.

Where and when

COP24 - UN Climate Change Conference 
EU Pavilion
Room Pieniny
Katowice
Poland

14 Dec 2018
11.30 - 13.00

Speakers

  • Floor Brouwer (WUR, NL): A Nexus approach for climate action. Why and how does a Nexus approach support climate action?
  • Maria Witmer (PBL,NL): Policy coherence as governance pillar of a nexus approach across sectors and scales.
  • Chrysi Laspidou (UTH, GR): Nexus policies through serious gaming

Organiser

Stichting Wageningen Research (WR)
Mr. Floor Brouwer

Greece
Ms. Chrysi Laspidou

Other COP24 Nexus events

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Source: UNFCCC website

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