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First Training Workshop
South and Southeast Asian Region
University of Malaya
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
25-28 February 2002

Workshop Co-organizers:
The United Nations University, Japan
National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA
University of Malaya, Malaysia



New !!! Workshop Report New !!!
(Also, Microsoft Word File: 1 MB)

Workshop Photographs


Workshop Elements 25 February
09:00 - 10:30 Greetings, introduction, overview of objectives
10:30 - 11:00 Break
11:00 - 11:45 Introductory lecture on Climate Affairs
11:45 - 12:30 Roundtable to discuss the notion of Climate Affairs
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 15:30 Climate Science: The climate setting, how the system works
15:30 - 16:00 Break
16:00 - 17:00 Adding humans to the physical system and the climate change issue
17:00 - 17:30 Global warming
17:30 - 18:00 Roundtable on the workshop theme


26 February
09:00 - 10:30 Climate Impacts on Ecosystems (terrestrial and marine)
10:30 - 11:00 Break
11:00 - 12:30 Climate Impacts on Societies Variability EMEs Regional impacts
12:30 - 13:30 Climate ideas that influenced society
Free period


27 February
09:00 - 10:00 Climate Policy and Law
10:00 - 11:00 Climate Politics
11:00 - 11:30 Break
11:30 - 12:30 Coping Mechanisms
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 16:00 Country case studies
16:00 - 16:30 Break
16:30 - 17:30 Country case studies (continued)
17:30 - 18:30 Strengths and weaknesses for Climate Affairs Program


28 February
09:00 - 11:00 Climate Economics
11:00 - 11:30 Break
11:30 - 12:30 Climate Ethics and equity issues (North-South; Inter-generational)
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 15:00 Methods: Open discussion of models, Forecasting by Analogy, Attribution, Monitoring
15:00 - 17:00 Fostering interlinkages between issues and academic disciplines




Last Update: 11 September 2002