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Nancy Tuana to speak at the United Frameworks Convention on Climate Change UNFCCC Conference of the Parties Side Event

UNFCCC COP 20 Side Event flyerThe United Frameworks Convention on Climate Change UNFCCC Conference of the Parties (UNFCCC COP 20) takes place from December 1 to December 12, 2014 in Lima, Peru. Nancy Tuana, Nancy Tuana Directorship in the Rock Ethics Institute and DuPont/Class of 1949 Professor of Philosophy and Women's Studies, will be speaking on the challenges for robust decision making on climatechange science during a Side Event at the Conference. Joining her from Penn State will be Dr. Petra Tscharkert.

This side event will offer an update on the challenges of robust decision making in climate change science since the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)'s 5th assessment report. During the discussion the group will explore the IPCC focus on risk management in the face of deep uncertainty and relate this to robust decision making and the ethics of loss and damage.

For more information, including the full list of speakers, please view the flyer.