The seventh COPCAS took place during COP28 between the 30th of November and 12th of December 2023 which was hosted in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. This ...
Students and staff from the University of Reading who attended COP on the ground in Dubai and in the COP Climate Action Studio Newsroom in Reading, will share their perspectives on the conference. We will cover the overall outcomes as well as specific topics that we have engaged with more deeply such as biodiversity, loss and damages and the rights and perspective of indigenous peoples.
The University of Reading is an official Observer of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference of the Parties (COP) process, a status obtained and maintained by the Walker Institute.
COP28 Side Event Wed. 6 December 2023 17:00 - 18:30 GST (GMT +4) Hybrid, Al Hur Stage, Action Arena 1, Global Climate Action ...
The Berkshire Gardens Trust welcomed Dr Elena Saggioro, Research Fellow at the Walker Institute in the University of Reading on 14 November 2023 to give a lecture on the topic of climate change in historic parks and gardens.
The Walker Institute delivered a workshop training to members of Henley Town Council and representatives of the local Greener Henley group at Henley Town Hall.
Walker Institute representatives attended the 2nd Open Science Conference of the World Climate Research Programme (WCRP) in Kigali, Rwanda from October 23rd - 27th along with more than 1200 climate scientists from around the world.
Dr Cathie Wells, Research Fellow at the Walker Institute, attended the 5th Euro-Mediterranean Conference for Environmental ...
Dr Harley Pope attended the conference and delivered a presentation on the following topic: “Finding common ground or harmonising the incommensurable? A critical reflection on integrating diverse systems thinking approaches through exploring the nature of mind and its foundational role in the act of structuring reality.”
The Walker Institute will be attending the conference Adaptation Futures taking place from October 2 to 6 this year. More than 1500 members of the climate change adaptation community from around the world gather in Montreal to share their knowledge on the challenges and opportunities of adaptation.
Dr Harley Pope designed and delivered 3 workshops for the FoodBioSystems DTP Summer School at Cranfield University on 15 and 16 June 2023.
The Walker Institute facilitated a full-day workshop delivered by Climate Outreach on 1 June 2023. The workshop was delivered to 16 participants from the University of Reading.
Scoping adaptation and policy responses and their consequences Changing weather and climate extremes such as drought, flooding, ...
The sixth COPCAS took place during COP27 between the 7th and 18th of November 2022 which was hosted in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt. This year, 23 PhD ...
The Walker Institute delivered an Actuary Training Lab to support the knowledge management and capacity building aspect of the SFSA Agricultural Insurance Solutions impact charter as part of the InsuResilience Fund funded project, ‘Boosting Agriculture Risk Mitigation through Weather Index Insurance for Smallholder Farmers in Bangladesh’,
This annual event organised by the Walker Institute looked back on what made international headlines and what might have been missed during the conference.
Professor Rosalind Cornforth, Director of the Walker Institute, set the scene by presenting new methodologies for connecting the physical science and economic data to support the development of national adaptation plans in this COP27 side event organised by AGWA.
The University of Reading’s involvement at COP27 was led by the Walker Institute, the University’s Interdisciplinary Climate Research Institute. We shared an exhibition stand with Exeter University.
As part of their involvement with the Climate Ambassadors Scheme, Dr Cathie Wells and Dr Elena Saggioro presented a climate talk to Reading’s University of the Third Age.
Dr Cathie Wells and PhD student Jessica Underwood were invited by Henley College to present the Walker Institute’s work and their involvement in CoP27 to a group of Year 12 and 13 environmental science students, within the broader framework of climate change adaptation.
The Walker Institute presented the outcomes of a national climate risk assessment to Iraqi government officials gathered in the UNDP Offices in Beirut, Lebanon, for a 3-day capacity building workshop between 26 and 28 July 2022.
Dr Grady Walker, one of Walker Institute‘s Interdisciplinary Research Fellows, ran training workshops for farmers in Mukono, Uganda.
Dr Grady Walker successfully facilitated a training in Bogura, Bangladesh, with Walker Institute partners from the Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture and BRAC, an INGO headquartered in Dhaka.
The Walker Institute facilitated the full-day Climate Ambassador Workshop which was delivered and funded by Climate Outreach on 10th June 2022.
Pen Cabot, Walker Business Development Director, attended UNDRR’s Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR), GP2022 7th Session, Bali, Indonesia, between 23 and 28 May 2022.
The Walker Institute and its partner, Historic England, co-organized a workshop attended by experts, practitioners, and academics from across the heritage and environment sectors, including national and regional public bodies from across the UK.
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