Since 1966 – International School on Disarmament and Research on Conflicts – Italian Pugwash Group

Detailed Program

Thursday June 21

CHAIR: Carlo Schaerf
09.00 -10.30: LECTURE 1: G. Bonino
Climate Changes on 10-105 year Time Scales

11.00 – 12.30: LECTURE 2: J. Severinghaus
The Record of Past Abrupt Climate Change
13.00: LUNCH
CHAIR: Sabino Palmieri

15.30 – 16.15: LECTURE: 3: G. R. Casale and A.M. Siani
Stratospheric Ozone, UV and Climate Change

Friday June 22

CHAIR: J. Severinghaus

09.00 – 10.30: LECTURE 4: R. Valentini
Carbon Fluxes and Carbon Budget in the Atmosphere

11.00 – 12.30: LECTURE 5: D. Camuffo
Climate Change and Coastal Effects: Venice as a cause study
13.00: LUNCH
CHAIR: G. Bonino

15.30 – 17.30: LECTURE 6: R. Somerville
Problems and prospects for improving climate models

17.30 – 18.30: SEMINAR 1: M. Edesses
Global Climate Change: International Agreements and Economic

Saturday June 23

CHAIR: T. Cegnar

09.00 – 10.30: LECTURE 7: S. Palmieri
Climate fluctuations in the Mediterranean

11.00 – 12.30: LECTURE 8: G. Fiocco
The Role of Aerosols in Climate Change
EXCURSION: CANTINE PISONI

Sunday June 24

CHAIR: S. Stonich

09.00 – 10.30: LECTURE 9: R. Gommes
Climate Change Impacts on Agriculture and Food Supply

11.00 – 12.30: LECTURE 10: T. Cegnar
Heat Waves and Human Health
13.00: LUNCH
AFTERNOON FREE

Monday June 25

CHAIR: S. J. Hassol
09.00 – 10.30: LECTURE 12: M. Sciortino
Desertification and Soil Conservation, the Climate Change Challenge
Film: Deserts in Europe

11.00 – 12.30: LECTURE 13: M. Severini
The Impacts of UV on Biosphere
13.00: LUNCH
CHAIR: R. Adams

15.30 – 17.00: LECTURE 14: J.S. Stonich
Human Dimension of Climate Change, the Political Ecology of Vulnerability

17.30 – 18.30: SEMINAR 2: Lo’ay Froukh
Climate Change: Impacts on the groundwater resources of the West Bank
19.00 DINNER

Tuesday June 26

CHAIR : S. Veres

09.00 – 10.30: LECTURE 15: S. Joy Hassol
Science, Public Education and Policy
CHAIR: F. Goebler
11.00 -12.30: Panel: Efforts to mitigate greenhouse gases
G. Fiocco
J. Severinghaus
S. J. Hassol
13.00: LUNCH
EXCURSION : VERONA

Wednesday June 27

CHAIR: V. Journe’

09.00 – 10.30: LECTURE 16 A. Turton
The Construction of Knowledge and Implications for Climate Change Debate, a Perspective from the Developing South

11.00 -12.30: LECTURE 17: H. Kelly
Climate Change, Economic Growth and Sustainable Development through Advanced Technologies
13.00: LUNCH
CHAIR: C. Schaerf

15.30 – 17.00: LECTURE 18: R. Somerville
Problems and prospects for improving climate models

17.30 – 18.30: SEMINAR 3: Pablo Suarez
Climate Change, Regional Development and Equity: A look at the Hidrovia Navigation Project.

Thursday June 28

CHAIR: R. Adams
09.00 – 10.30: Panel, what can scientists and scholars contribute to public understanding of climate change and International cooperation
H. Kelly
V. Journe’
A. Turton
L. Froukh
11.00 -12.30: Discussion

CLOSING REMARKS
Carlo Schaerf