IR Talk focuses on Climate Change: What is after Kyoto?

On December 5, Alper Acar, Sector Manager for Climate Change, EU Delegation to Turkey, delivered a guest lecture at our department. Mr. Acar’s lecture elaborated on the effects and problems of climate change in comparison to the past and sougt to link the Rio 92 process to the present. He demonstrated that population growth and GHG gas emission levels are the most important factor to climate change. Moreover, Alper Acar focused on current problems about climate change and the various ways in which the EU seeks to tackle those. The talk was very well attended and attracted faculty members and students from IR and beyond.