7th Annual International Conference on Climate Change


Date: July 29, 2016 - July 30, 2016

Venue: TISS Mumbai

The Centre for Climate Change and Sustainability Studies at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai is hosting the 7th Annual International Conference on Climate Change on 29 and 30th July 2016 in Mumbai. The Centre has successfully hosted this event every year starting from 2009. The annual conference provides a platform for national and international researchers, scholars, practitioners, policy makers and students to discuss contemporary challenges in climate policy and related areas.

Submission of Extended Abstracts

Researchers, scholars, practitioners and students from all countries are invited to submit extended abstracts based on original research papers with new and innovative results on the broad themes listed below. Please note that the list of themes is non-exhaustive. The extended abstract should be no more than 1500 words (Times New Roman, 12 Font, 1.5 Spacing, .pdf version). It should include title of the paper, an abstract of 150-200 words, with the rest of the write up divided to describe:

  1. objective,
  2. methodology,
  3. key findings and
  4. summary and conclusion.

Please note that paper selection has become increasingly competitive in recent years. Submissions that fully describe a complete analysis are generally more likely to be accepted than long abstracts. The extended abstract should be mailed to the email address: climateconference2016[at]gmail[dot]com with the subject line “Abstract for climate conference 2016” before the deadline (IST).


Conference Themes:

  • Climate Science
    • Assessments of Climate Models
    • Regional Climate Modelling
    • Assessment of Extreme Weather Events
    • Global and Regional Attribution Studies for Climate Change
  • Climate Change
    • MitigationApproaches to Climate Change Mitigation
    • Quantitative Assessment of Emissions Trends and Forecasts
    • Feasibility of Meeting the 2 deg./1.5 deg. C Climate goal
    • Critical Analysis of INDCs
  • Climate Governance
    • Climate Governance Post Paris
    • Review and Stock-Taking
    • Equity and its Operationalisation Post Paris
  • Climate Change Adaptation
    • Climate Risk in Developing Countries
    • Climate Risk and Resilience in Infrastructure
    • Loss and Damage Assessment
  • Sector Specific Issues
    • Energy
    • Feasibility of renewable energy technologies and targets
    • Energy Access in the Era of Climate Change
    • Agriculture
    • Impacts of Climate Change on Agriculture
    • Adaptation Strategies for Agriculture 

Important Dates

  • Last Date for Submission of Extended Abstract: 15th June, 2016
  • Notification on the Acceptance: 30th June, 2016
  • Last Date for Submission of Full Paper: 30th August, 2016 (Post Conference)

Contact details:

Aniket Navalkar: +91 9969515640

Sreeja: +91 9967442859