Polish Academy of Sciences to hold ‘Water and climate change’ conference


On March 23, 2020, the Polish Academy of Sciences (PAN) is organizing the conference ‘Water and climate change’ on the occasion of World Water Day, which will take place in Warsaw.

Event participants will consider how global warming affects water resources in Poland. The discussion will be led by the Vice President of the Polish Academy of Sciences Prof. Paweł Rowiński and Prof. Tomasz Okruszko, chairman of the Water Management Committee of the Polish Academy of Sciences. The special guest will be the Minister of Climate Dr Michał Kurtyka.

During the meeting, the organizers planned several lectures. Dr. Eng. Joanna Strużewska from the Institute of Environmental Protection will tell participants about possible scenarios regarding thermal and precipitation conditions in Poland by 2100. The topic of adaptation of cities to climate change will be introduced by Dr Iwona Wagner (University of Lodz). The important role of the oceans will be explained by Prof. Jan Marcin Węsławski (Institute of Oceanology, Polish Academy of Sciences).