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May 2019

Valuing our Life Support Systems 2019

Start:
May 21 @ 8:00 am
End:
May 22 @ 5:00 pm
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London, UK

The Natural Capital Initiative’s 10th anniversary summit offers an independent platform for people in science, policy, NGOs, businesses and local communities to discuss and debate innovative natural capital solutions that enhance the environment and strengthen society. It builds on two influential summits in 2014 and 2009, which helped to shape natural capital thinking in the UK.

4th European Climate Change Adaptation conference

Start:
May 28 @ 8:00 am
End:
May 31 @ 5:00 pm
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Lisbon, Portugal

As the first to be hosted in southern Europe, the 4th ECCA brings researchers, policymakers and practitioners together to discuss advances in climate change adaptation, find solutions and inspire collective action to increase Europe’s resilience.

June 2019

The Nature of Cities (TNOC) Summit

Start:
June 4 @ 8:00 am
End:
June 6 @ 5:00 pm
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Paris, France

A first-ever gathering of The Nature of Cities community where thought leaders from communities of practice, policy, and academia come together to discuss the nature of cities—green cities that are better for people and nature. The TNOC Summit will be a gathering unlike any before in its commitment to convening diverse voices and actors in support of propelling a movement for collaborative green cities.

September 2019

Achieving Net Zero, Oxford University conference

Start:
September 9 @ 12:00 pm
End:
September 11 @ 1:00 pm
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Oxford Martin School
Parks Road
Oxford, OX1 United Kingdom

Organizer

University of Oxford

NBSi Director, Nathalie Seddon, will be giving a talk titled "The value and limits of nature-based climate solutions" as part of a session titled "Achieving Net Zero on a flourishing planet". The session is one of nine taking place over the 2.5 days of a conference which brings together leading academics, policymakers, civil society actors and business leaders to discuss what net zero means, and how it could be achieved. The conference will explore the social, political, ethical, ecological, governance and technical opportunities and challenges around achieving net zero emissions and the policy action required to achieve this goal in a manner that is both timely and…

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