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N. 17 - 11 dic 2013
ISSN 2037-4801

International info   a cura di Cecilia Migali

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Evk2 Cnr ‘calls for action‘

The Key Messages High Summit 2013 have been shared as final act of the International Conference on Mountains and Climate Change High Summit Lecco 2013.

The document – synthesis of the contributions of more than fifty among the most important researchers in environmental and climate sciences – was also shared  during the Un Conference of the parties on Climate Change recently held in Warsaw. The purpose is to reaffirm the importance of the mountains for the study and the understanding of climate change impacts.

Through this document, representatives of national and international organizations, mountain stakeholders, researchers and experts of national and international institutions and universities, attending the International Conference, intend to awaken policy makers to environmental problems in mountain regions, providing them with eight main statements that have been identified as recommendations of the High Summit Conference.

This synthesis report, presented during the last plenary Hs session, has been organized in five topics: climate, cryosphere, mountain ecosystems, water, environmental and socio economic impacts. Each of them has been associated with recent key findings of the 5th Ipcc assessment report, to stress the main actions needed to mitigate the risks induced by climate change, with particular focus on mountain regions.

Per saperne di più: - www.evk2cnr.org/cms/files/evk2cnr.org/Key-Messages-High-Summit-2013.pdf