IPCC Chair Pachauri giving a keynote speech at the International Conference on Climate Change and Coral Reef Conservation
On June 29 and 30, the International Conference on Climate Change and Coral Reef Conservation (organized by the Ministry of Environment and Okinawa Prefecture with the support of OIST and the University of the Ryukyus) was held at the OIST campus. IPCC Chair Pachauri giving a keynote speech. Based on the IPCC fourth quarter report, he presented scientific findings about climate change and its impacts on the marine environment and coral reefs. He emphasized that measures against global warming require both an easing plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and an adaptation plan to reduce the damage from global warming.
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