Event

Side-event UN Climate Change Conference // A Nexus Approach for Climate Action

The Katowice Climate Change Conference will include a side-event about the implications of the Paris Agreement and the Nexus of water, energy and food. The panel will focus 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. 

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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. 

Topics and 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

Where and When 

UN Climate Change Conference
 Katowice, Slaskie, Poland
Pieniny Side Event Room 
14 Dec 2018, 11:30—13:00

Contact

  • Stichting Wageningen Research (WR) : Mr. Floor Brouwer : floor.brouwer@wur.nl ; +31 70 3358127
  • Greece : Ms. Chrysi Laspidou : laspidou@uth.gr ; +30 697 2621998

More Information 

UNCC website 

Further Reading 

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