“Sustainable Futures in a Changing Climate” – Special Conference Edition of the FFRC’s Newsletter Futuuri
Environmentally, socially and economically sustainable development as well as successful climate change adaptation and mitigation can only be achieved by encouraging knowledge sharing and cooperation between different sectors and decision-makers. This year’s FFRC international futures conference focused on these important issues.
“Sustainable Futures in a Changing Climate” conference was held on 11–12 June 2014 in Wanha Satama, Helsinki in collaboration with Messukeskus. The conference was a success with a broad audience consisting of researchers, students, corporate leaders and decision makers from 21 different countries.
This Futuuri special issue includes articles giving insight to the keynote speakers on the basis of the keynote speeches carried out during the conference. These speeches focused on climate change from different viewpoints. The keynote speakers were President Tarja Halonen, IPCC Chairman Dr. Rajenda Kumar Pachauri, Prof. Sohail Inayatullah, Prof. Ying Chen, Prof. Joyeeta Gupta and Senior Advisor Markku Wilenius.
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