PlantACT Climate Change and Agriculture Presentation Heribert Hirt

In an upcoming event hosted by the University of Cologne New York Office with the UoC Cluster of Excellence on Plant Sciences CEPLAS and partners, the new European initiative “PlantACT! Plants for Climate Action” will be promoted in the U.S. with a 2-day long experts’ workshop and a public panel discussion. These events will be organized in cooperation with the Permanent Mission of Germany to the UN, the German Consulate General New York, the German Center for Research and Innovation (DWIH) New York, and the German Research Foundation (DFG) North America.

Panel discussion

This event showcases the PlantACT! initiative which brings together leading plant scientists and other stakeholders with the aim of tackling climate change challenges. From finding solutions to the future of global food production, to reducing agriculture-based emissions, PlantACT! shows research in action.

Join us on March 2nd at 6:00 PM (EST) to:

  • Hear solutions by plant scientists from both sides of the Atlantic for a transition to sustainable agriculture and land use
  • Learn how plants, soil and microbes can serve as actors for climate mitigation
  • Discover how you can get involved with PlantACT! and contribute to interdisciplinary knowledge-exchange
  • Enjoy music and a networking reception following the panel

Expert Workshop (by invitation only)

March 2: 9 AM – 5 PM
March 3: 9 AM – 12 PM

German Consulate General New York

Address:871 United Nations Plaza New York, NY 10017
Phone:(212) 610 – 9700

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