UK-Russia Climate Change Collaboration: Project Update. Sarah Winne 12 February 2008. Agenda. Introductions (All) Project Background (Alan Holmes) Project Update (Sarah Winne) Upcoming Activities (Sarah Winne): Completion of the Scoping Study, Completion of Task 3, Project Workshop in May
12 February 2008
The overall goal of this project is to:
Phase 1: Project Inception
Task 1: Project Vision Meeting (September 2007)
Task 2: Finalise work plan
Phase 2: Review existing research
Task 3: Review existing research on climate change science and impacts in Russia
Task 4: Links between sound science and sound policy-making
Phase 3: Awareness-raising activities
Task 5: Workshops, project website, leaflets
Task 6: Publication of project results
Phase 4: Research Programme
Task 7: Scoping Study
Task 8: Research programme review and approval
Phase 5: Research Programme
Key tasks to follow
Phase 6: Project Co-ordination and Review
Timescale: December 07 – April 08
Output: A report summarising current existing scientific research on climate change science and impacts in the UK and Russia
Timescale: January 08 – August 08
Output: A report examining how sound science and sound policy-making are linked. A presentation based on this task can be given at the project workshop in May.
AEA have developed a work plan for this task and will begin work soon on the main task activities, which include:
Ongoing activities to raise the awareness of this project include:
1. Development of a Project Website
Date: February 2008
2. Publicity leaflet based on the Task 3 report
Date: May 2008
3. Project workshop in Moscow
Date: May 2008
Timescale: November 07 – February 08
Output: A detailed work plan which will be reviewed by the steering committee in March 08.
Update: Work is progressing on the scoping study to develop a clear work plan for the full research programme. The scoping study will review possible areas of research in more detail to assess which topics best address the project’s objectives.
What is currently happening with regard to each topic?
What are the expected impacts in the future?
What are the consequences of these impacts in terms of both
physical and socio-economic impacts?
What can be done about it?