APEC Climate Symposium 2021

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  • 주제 : Innovations in Climate Communication for Enhancing Human Security to Manage Risks of Climate Extremes
  • 기간 : 13 - 14 July 2021
  • 장소 : Virtual event  ​
  • 주관 : APEC Climate Center, Malaysian Meteorological Department (MET Malaysia)

APEC Climate Symposium 2021

APEC Climate Center (APCC) hosted the virtual APEC Climate Symposium 2021 on 13 - 14 July 2021 in cooperation with the Malaysian Meteorological Department (MET Malaysia).

The main theme was 'Innovations in Climate Communication for Enhancing Human Security to Manage Risks of Climate Extremes' and more than 500 participants attended this event over the last two days to exchange their experience and expertise on this particular topic. ​

Period & Venue

13 - 14 July 2021 / Virtual event  ​

Session I: Enhancing Climate Crisis Preparedness through Climate Service

Presentation Session Chaired by Prof. Jeongin Kim, School of Economics, Chung-Ang University, Republic of Korea

For Session I, speakers shared their experience in implementing climate information services particularly in disaster risk reduction and water management. Expected roles of climate information providers were shared in order to make climate information more applicable in the Asia-Pacific region. Finally, recommendations to enhance the coordination and use of climate information services to inform decision-making in response to the climate crisis were made.  ​​

 

 • Dr. Ahmad Fairudz Bin Jamaluddin (Director, Atmospheric Science and Cloud Seeding Division, Malaysian Meteorological Department, Malaysia)

 • Prof. Mayzonee V. Ligaray (Associate Professor, Institute of Environmental Science and Meteorology, University of the Philippines, the Philippines)

 • Dr. Roger S. Pulwarty (Senior Scientist, NOAA Physical Sciences Laboratory, USA)​

 • Dr. Lynette Bettio (Team lead, Extended and long-range forecasting, Climate Environmental Prediction Services, Bureau of Meteorology(BoM), Australia)​

Session II: Exploring Innovative Communicating Strategies for Effective Climate Services

Discussion Session Chaired by Mr. Sanny Ramos Jegillos, Senior Advisor/Team leader, Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilient Recovery for Building Resilience, UNDP Bangkok Regional Hub

For Session II, panelists shared their views on the needs for effective climate information communications strategies given the status of the climate crisis and challenges they face when communicating the climate information. Also, effective strategies and solutions for better communicating climate information were suggested.​​ 

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