LECTURE ON ‘HOW CAN ADAPTATION TO CLIMATE CHANGE CONTRIBUTE TO FAIR DEVELOPMENT?’
by Dr Lisa Schipper
Dr Lisa Schipper is an Environmental Social Science Research Fellow at the Environmental Change Institute at the University of Oxford. Her work focuses on adaptation to climate change in developing countries, and looks at gender, religion and culture to understand what drives vulnerability.
Currently, she is Co-ordinating Lead Author of Chapter 18 of the Working Group 2 contribution to the Sixth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) (‘Climate Resilient Development Pathways’). She is co-Editor-in-Chief of the journal Climate and Development (Taylor and Francis), Associate Editor of Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies to Global Change (Springer) and member of the editorial board of the journals World Development Perspectives (Elsevier) and Global Transitions: Health Transitions (KeAi).
The lecture will follow with discussion by the following designated discussants.
Aditya Bahadur, Principal researcher, Human Settlements, International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)
Prof. Mizan R Khan, Deputy Director and LUCCC Programme Coordinator, International Centre for Climate Change and Development (ICCCAD)
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