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Seven new maps of the world
SoGE geographers Ben Hennig and Danny Dorling present some of the key challenges and questions relating to the future of people across the world, using a series of seven thought-provoking maps about our lives on the planet. Part of Oxfordshire Science Festival. Story Museum, Pembroke Street, Oxford. Booking required
Application of the WRF mesoscale model to investigate weather and climate variability in vineyard regions
Prof Andrew Sturman, University of Canterbury, New Zealand. SoGE Climate Seminar. J Gottmann Room, SoGE, Oxford.
Unpacking India's Energy and Emissions Future
Dr Radhika Khosla, Centre for Policy Research, Delhi. ONE Energy Colloquia Series. Halford Mackinder Lecture Theatre, SoGE, Oxford.
Behind the climate curve: Why are leading finance journals so quiet on climate change?
Dr Ivan Diaz-Rainey, Department of Accountancy & Finance, University of Otago (New Zealand). Smith School Seminar. E W Gilbert Room, SoGE, Oxford.
Modeling Fisher Behavior under Changing Management, Economics, and Environmental Conditions
Dr Alan Haynie, NOAA Fisheries, Alaska Fisheries Science Center. SoGE Seminar. E W Gilbert Room, SoGE, Oxford.
Bridging the Infrastructure Gap: Global Integration and the "One Belt One Road" Initiative
The Second Oxford Global Infrastructure Conference will focus on the highly topical subject of China's 'One Belt One Road' Initiative and will feature a series of critical keynotes addresses and interactive discussions from leading thinkers across academia, international organisations, government, business and the investment industry. The Examination Schools, Oxford. Register to attend.
King Coal in decline: Long live the King!
Dr Adam Lucas, Science and Technology Studies, University of Wollongong. Smith School Seminar. E W Gilbert Room, SoGE, Oxford.
Variation of climate and ecosystem properties along an elevation gradient in Ecuador
Dr Jürgen Homeier, Georg-August-Universität, Gottingen and Prof Jörg Bendix, Philipps University of Marburg, Germany. Oxford Centre for Tropical Forests Seminar. A J Herbertson Room, SoGE, Oxford
1.5 degrees: Meeting the challenges of the Paris Agreement
Join climate experts, researchers, policymakers, businesses and members of civil society from around the world. The conference will contribute evidence to the IPCC's recently announced Special Report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels and related global greenhouse gas emission pathways. International Conference, 20-22 September 2016, Environmental Change Institute, University of Oxford. Attendance at the conference is strictly limited to 200 delegates, who will be selected to ensure diversity of perspectives and expertise. Register to attend. Call for abstracts now open.
Allianz-Oxford Pensions Conference 2016: Reshaping Pension Solutions in an Uncertain World
Invited Conference, 29-30 September 2016, Corpus Christi College, University of Oxford. Invitation only event.

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