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The GIS (Groupement d'intérêt Scientifique - Scientific Interest Group) Climate-Environment-Society aims to develop, fund and coordinate interdisciplinary research into climate change and its impacts on society and the environment. It forms part of the 2006 review of the "2004-2012 climate plan" decided on by the French government in order to combate climate change. The consortium relies on the research expertise of 16 laboratories and federation in the Paris area working mainly in the fields of climatology, hydrology, ecology, health sciences, and the humanities and social sciences. It has five major areas of research, with a view to directing interdisciplinary initiatives between them: global climate, energy policies, and economic development; climate extremes and vulnerable regions; climate change, ecosystems, land use and water resources; impacts of climate change on health; climate change adaptation.


Contact details

Website: gisclimat.fr/

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Organisational details

Institutional affiliations:
Independent
Year founded:
2007
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Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Imported
Data sources consulted: Think tank list


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