Seminar: ‘Climate change negotiation at the IPCC’ – Dr Noim Uddin

On Tuesday, 9th August, Dr Noim Uddin will be sharing reflections on Climate Change negotiations at the IPCC. All are welcome.

The Talk

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is the international body for assessing the science related to climate change. Since its formation in 1988 by WMO and UNEP, IPCC has produced five Assessment Reports and many Special Reports and Methodology Guidelines. IPCC has completed its Fifth Assessment Report – Climate Change 2014. This talk will share reflections on ‘negotiations’ experience from the IPCC – from Assessment Report productions to final delivery as Summary for Policy Makers.

When and where: 12–1pm | Tuesday 9th August | W6A 107


Noim served as a Lead Author of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change – IPCC Assessment Report 5 of Working Group 3 ‘Mitigation of Climate Change’ during 2011-2014 and took part in the IPCC negotiations during 2014 on behalf of the Saudi Arabian Government Noim currently works as Senior Consultant with Climate Policy and Markets Advisory International. His current work focuses on sustainable solutions for remote islands in South East Asian countries and designing future mechanisms under the Paris Climate Change Agreement.

Noim conducts research from a systems perspective on sustainable energy strategies, climate change policy and greenhouse gas management. For the last twelve years Noim has worked with government, the private sector and research institutions across Europe, Asia and Australia. Noim received his PhD in Environmental Studies from Macquarie University in 2009. He completed a Master of Science in Sustainable Energy Engineering from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden in 2000. He graduated in Mechanical Engineering from Bangladesh in 1996. During 2003, Noim was associated with the International Institute for Applied Systems – IIASA in Austria and worked on energy systems analysis.


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