Plan Bleu The Blue Plan wishes to go further in raising awareness for the protection of the Mediterranean. We have come up with “Les rendez-vous du Plan Bleu”: an online meeting hosted by Mediterranean environmental experts to present and decode a current topic. This webinar is on Thursday October 12, 2023, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. For this sixth edition, Plan Bleu is joining forces with the group of Mediterranean experts on climate and environmental change in the Mediterranean region (MedECC) to analyze the risks linked to climate change, and recent extreme events occurring in the Mediterranean. The opportunity for the public to come and discuss with specialists on the subject.
Introduced by Plan Bleu and presented by MedECC experts:
9:35 a.m.: STATE OF CLIMATE AND ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE IN THE MEDITERRANEAN by Joël Guiot (CNRS Research Director Emeritus, CEREGE, France)
09:45 a.m.: DO THIS SUMMER’S EXTREME EVENTS HAVE A LINK TO CLIMATE CHANGE? by María Carmen Llasat (Professor at the University of Barcelona, Spain)
10:00 a.m.: MEDITERRANEAN CITIES FACING CLIMATE CHANGE by Arnau Queralt Bassa (Director of the Consultative Council for Sustainable Development of Catalonia (CADS) of the Government of Catalonia, Spain)
10:15 a.m.: SOCIETAL IMPACTS AND THE NEED FOR STRONGER AND EQUITABLE ADAPTATION POLICIES by Roula Majdalani (Climate Change Advisor in the Office of the Director General of ICARDA and the Regional Director of CWANA, Lebanon)
10:30 a.m.: QUESTIONS / ANSWERS WITH THE AUDIENCE
11:00 a.m.: CONCLUSION by Plan Bleu