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Upcoming Event

Past Event

National Seminar on Climate Change and Society





Date:                 24-25 February 2017

Venue:              Department of Environmental Science,

                          Tezpur University,  Asaam




About the Seminar:




It is now evident that climate change is real. It has implications for our agriculture, natural resources, ecosystems, energy security and human health. The perturbation to Earth's climatic equilibrium caused by the increased concentrations of greenhouse gases (GHGs) has led to the rise in the global average surface temperatures at a rate of 0.18 degree celcius per decade over the past 45 years. India is one of the fastest-growing economies in the world, therefore, there is an imminent need to address the impact of climate change on society to ensure sustainable livelihood particularly in the developing world including India. The events, the presentations and the exhibits in the seminar are expected to highlight the current scientific knowledge, examine how the burning issue of climate change is being tackled around the world, and propose solutions relevant to India.




Sub Themes:



    • Environmental Pollution
    • Agriculture and sustainability
    • Energy use and climate change
    • Natural Hazards
    • Forest dynamics
    • Biodiversity conservation
    • Vulnerable ecosystems with reference to northeast India
    • Climate change issues and policies




 Abstract to be submitted at:


Extended abstract within 500 words may be submitted by email to The abstract must address the research gap and objectives, methodology adopted and appreciation of results. Authors name, their affiliations and email ids of the contributors are to be clearly written in the abstract. The submission date extended to 24 January, 2017. All submissions will be reviewed before acceptance. Successful submissions will be communicated after January 30, 2017.




For Registration and other details Contact



Prof. K.P. Sarma


Organizing Secretary, National Seminar on Climate Change and Society, (CCS-2017)

Department of Environmental Science 

Tezpur University 

Tezpur, Napaam - 784028, Assam, India 




Phone:  +91-3712-275606 (office)