Dialogue on Climate Change

21st October 2016, 10 am – 1.30 pm

Hotel “Regina Margherita
Viale Regina Margherita, 44 Cagliari


The event focused on climate entitled Addressing the under 2°C target – experiences and good practices at regional level and Citizens’ Dialogue on Climate Change will take place in Cagliari, Sardinia, on October 21st, 2016.

It is jointly organized by the Sardinia Region, the CMCC Foundation (CMCC) and the Italian Society for Climate Sciences (SISC) within the framework of the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) local events Let’s talk about Europe!

The event aims to present and discuss the role of regions and cities in implementing the Paris agreement on climate change. It is also a great opportunity to debate with citizens about policies related to climate change and to listen directly citizens’ opinion about the decisions taken at the European level to achieve the global targets on climate in the view of the COP22 in Marrakesh.

The first part of the event takes the form of a two sessions conference debate and it will be a significant opportunity of exchanging good practices and concrete solutions to mitigate and adapt to climate change. The second part is dedicated to an open and participatory debate: a Citizens’ Dialogue on Climate Change in which the audience can ask questions about the European strategies to face climate change.

The following speakers will attend the event:

  • Francesco Pigliaru, President of Sardinia Region and Chair of the Commission for the Environment, Climate Change and Energy (ENVE) of the European Committee of the Regions;
  • Donatella Spano, Sardinia Regional Minister for the Environment Protection;
  • representatives from the European Committee of the Regions, the European Commission,
  • others European and national institutions, regional and local authorities, which are carrying out significant actions to fight climate change.

The events gather together university and secondary-school students, actors from local and regional institutions, national and regional networks as well as researchers, citizens and civil society representatives, with the aim of promoting cross-sectorial and cross-stakeholders dialogue and cooperation.


For more details, please see the Agenda here.