Workshop: Waste and climate change I

SESSION F7 / / 09:00 - 10:40
Workshop: Waste and climate change I
Chair / Presidente: C. Trois (ZA)

The main scope of this workshop is to explore the nexus between waste management and climate change as a global challenge and in the context of international imperatives, sustainable development goals and the dichotomy between the Global North and Global South with respect to both mitigation and adaptation viewpoints. The first part of the workshop will deal with the impacts of waste on climate change and the most appropriate mitigation strategies.

Introductory lectures:

C. Trois (ZA)
Brief introduction on the South African Chair in Waste and Climate Change and rationale of the workshop. The nexus between waste and climate change in Southern Africa

C. Trois (ZA)
Introducing the WROSE model (Waste Resouce Optimisation and Scenario Evaluation) as stabilization wedge for climate change

S. Kissoon, C. Trois (ZA)
Application of the WROSE model to municipal integrated waste management plans: focus on socio-economic and institutional indicators

M.C. Lavagnolo (IT)
Impacts of open burning in developing countries and solutions

C. Wünsch, R. Kocina (DE)
Global development of greenhouse gas emissions in the waste management sector

10:40 - 11:10 Coffee break