CTWF International Workshop was held in Beijing
The CTWF (CAS-TWAS-WMO Forum) 2010 International Workshop on Climate and Environmental Change was successfully held in Beijing on Nov.17-19, 2010, and it was jointly organized by the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), the Third World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), under the theme of ‘climate and environmental challenges for developing countries, the influence on poverty reduction and economical and social development.’
The CTWF Forum has been held annually since 2000, and is aimed at rallying high-level mathematicians, physicists, atmospheric and oceanic scientists for discussions on problems associated with climate change.
This year, more than 150 experts from over 25 countries, mostly developing countries, convened in Beijing. The discussion was focus in below four topics: climate change-observation and simulation; climate change and its influence on water; climate change and its influence on agriculture and Ecosystem; adaptation policy and sustainable development of climate change.