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4 Degrees and Beyond International Climate Conference

Podcasts from the 4 Degrees and Beyond Conference - Implications of a Global Climate Change of 4 plus Degrees for People, Ecosystems and the Earth System. The conference was co-hosted by the Environmental Change Institute, the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research and the Met Office Hadley Centre and took place in Oxford on 28-30 September 2009.

# Episode Title Description People Date
1 Terra quasi-incognita: beyond the 2 degree line First keynote address from the 4degrees International Climate Conference. John Schellnhuber 05 Nov 2009
2 Creative Commons 4 degrees of global warming: regional patterns and timing Second presentation from session 1 of the 4degrees International Climate Conference. Richard Betts 05 Nov 2009
3 Beyond 4 degrees: impacts across the global scale Third presentation from session 1 of the 4degrees International Climate Conference. Nigel Arnell 05 Nov 2009
4 4 degrees plus: what might this mean for agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa? Second keynote address from session 2 (Agriculture, Food and Water Security) of the 4degrees International Climate Conference. Philip Thornton 05 Nov 2009
5 Adapting African food systems to a 4 degree world Second presentation of session 2 (Agriculture, Food and Water Security) of the 4degrees International Climate Conference. Polly Ericksen 05 Nov 2009
6 What would happen to barley production in Finland if the global temperature increases above 4 degrees? Third presentation of session 2 (Agriculture, Food and Water Security) of the 4degrees International Climate Conference. Reimund Rotter 05 Nov 2009
7 4 plus degrees: a drastic reduction in the renewable energy potential of sugarcane Fourth presentation of session 2 (Agriculture, Food and Water Security) of the 4degrees International Climate Conference. Rasack Nayamuth 05 Nov 2009
8 Crop Yield and Adaptation under climate change: implications of warming First presentation of Session 3 (Agriculture, Food and Water Security 2) of the 4 Degrees International Climate Conference. Andrew Challinor 25 Nov 2009
9 Risk posed to global water availability by a 4 degrees climate change Second presentation of the third session (Agriculture, food and water security 2) of the 4 Degrees international climate conference. Fai Fung 25 Nov 2009
10 Limits to adaptation: implications of global temperature changes beyond 4º Fourth presentation of session 3 (Agriculture, food and water security 2) of the 4 Degrees international climate conference. Anders Levermann 25 Nov 2009
11 Tropical forests in a 4º+ world Keynote address from the fourth session (Ecosystems and ecosystem service) of the 4 Degrees international climate conference. Yadvinder Malhi 25 Nov 2009
12 Changing climate, land use and fire in Amazonia under high warming scenarios Second presentation from the fourth session (Ecosystems and ecosystem services) of the 4 Degrees international climate conference. Wolfgang Cramer 25 Nov 2009
13 Projections of regional impacts of a 4 degrees global warming of Northeast Brazil Fourth presentation of the fourth session (Ecosystems and ecosystem services) of the 4 Degrees international climate conference. Jose Marengo 25 Nov 2009
14 Sea-level rise and impacts in a 4 degree plus world Keynote address for the fifth session (Vulnerable people and places 1) of the 4 degrees international climate conference. Pier Vellinga 25 Nov 2009
15 Sea-level rise in a 4 degree world Second presentation of the fifth session (Vulnerable people and places 1) of the 4 Degrees international climate conference. Stefan Rahmstorf 25 Nov 2009
16 Visualising sea-level rise projections for IPCC SRES simulations at 4 degrees or above Third presentation of the fifth session (Vulnerable people and places 1) of the 4 Degrees international climate conference. Diogo de Gusmao 25 Nov 2009
17 Impacts of sea-level rise at 4 degrees and above Fourth presentation of session five (Vulnerable people and places 1) of the 4 Degrees international climate conference. Robert Nicholls 25 Nov 2009
18 The impacts of sea-level rise on coastal nations with and without mitigation Fifth presentation of the fifth session (Vulnerable people and places 1): The impacts of sea-level rise on coastal nations with and without mitigation. An application of the DIVA and IMAGE models. Jochen Hinkel 25 Nov 2009
19 Wildfire in a 4 degrees plus world First presentation of session six (Vulnerable people and places 2) of the 4 Degrees international climate conference. David Karoly 25 Nov 2009
20 Estimating human population health impacts in a 4 degree world Second presentation of session 6 (Vulnerable people and places 2) of the 4 Degrees international climate conference. Simon Hales 25 Nov 2009
21 Climate-induced population displacements in a 4 degree plus world Third presentation of session 6 (Vulnerable people and places 2) of the 4 Degrees international climate conference. Francois Gemenne 25 Nov 2009
22 Social Vulnerability and adaptation possibilities for Vietnam in a 4 degrees plus world Fourth presentation of session 6 (Vulnerable people and places 2) of the 4 Degrees international climate conference. Pamela McElwee 25 Nov 2009
23 One two three more: challenges to describing a warmer world First presentation of session 8 (Adaptation) of the 4 Degrees international climate conference. Leonard Smith 25 Nov 2009
24 How adaptation decision-making is affected by the potential for 4 degrees and beyond Second presentation of session 8 (Adaptation) of the 4 Degrees international climate conference. Mark Stafford-Smith 25 Nov 2009
25 Nature Conservation in a 4 degrees plus world - a luxury or a necessity? Third presentation of session 8 (Adaptation) of the 4 Degrees international climate conference. Michael Morecroft 25 Nov 2009
26 The implications of a 4 degrees plus warming for adaptation strategies in the UK Fourth session of session 8 (Adaptation) of the 4 Degrees international climate conference: The implications of a 4 degrees plus warming for adaptation strategies in the UK: Time to Change? Lisa Horrocks 25 Nov 2009
27 Beyond 4 degrees: should we reconsider our options? Third presentation of session 9 of the 4 Degrees international climate conference. Rob Swart 27 Nov 2009
28 The role of international transportation sectors in climate stabilization Fourth presentation of session 9 of the 4 Degrees international climate conference. Holly Preston 27 Nov 2009
29 Global emission pathways Keynote address from session 10 of the 4 Degrees international climate conference: Global emission pathways: balancing Annex 1 mitigation with non-Annex 1 development. Kevin Anderson 27 Nov 2009
30 Avoiding a 4+ degree world: A challenge for democracy Second presentation of session 10 of the 4 Degrees international climate conference. Bertrand Guillaume 27 Nov 2009
31 Creative Commons What will it take to avoid 2, 3 and 4+ degrees? Second presentation of session 9 (Avoiding large climate changes 1) of the 4 Degrees international climate conference: What will it take to avoid 2, 3 and 4+ degrees? The importance of cumulative emissions. Myles Allen 27 Nov 2009
32 Greenhouse gas contributions and mitigation potential of agriculture Third presentation of session 10 (Avoiding large climate change 2) from the 4 Degrees international climate conference: Greenhouse gas contributions and mitigation potential of agriculture: creating incentives within the existing carbon trading agreements Hari Dulal 27 Nov 2009
33 Creative Commons Introduction to the 4 Degrees and Beyond Conference Mark New, Reader in Climate Science at the School of Geography and the Environment, introduces the 4 Degrees and Beyond conference, its main themes and why it was important. Mark New 14 Apr 2010