Parallel session 8A: Climate data and scenarios, and Open NAPs (WMO, GERICS, UNEP)

Moderator: Mokoena France

Synopsis: Climate data is one of the key necessary input for adaptation planning, spanning the past, present and the future. This session will focus on best available methodologies for analyzing past climatic trends with a focus on key variables and indices and sources of quality-controlled collections of past data, followed by information on available climate scenario data for use in assessing potential future impacts and risks, applying parameters defined in the Paris Agreement and applying the best available IPCC guidance. The session will also discuss approaches to standardize representation of changes, vulnerability and risk in communicating with multiple stakeholders.


Location: Regency Room 2-3 Date: April 5, 2018 Time: 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm Mokoena France