Future of Our Pasts: Engaging Cultural Heritage in Climate Action

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The “Future of Our Pasts” report was prepared under the scientific leadership of ICOMOS’s Climate Change and Heritage Working Group. The ICOMOS Triennial General Assembly held in 2017 in New Delhi, India adopted Resolution 19GA 2017/30 entitled ‘Mobilizing ICOMOS and the Cultural Heritage Community To Help Meet the Challenge of Climate.’ The Climate Change and Cultural Heritage Working Group was formed in order to further the resolution’s ambitious aims.
The report highlights a number of ways in which the core considerations of cultural heritage intersect with the objectives of the Paris Agreement, including heightening ambition to address climate change, mitigating greenhouse gases, enhancing adaptive capacity, and planning for loss and damage.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationParis
Number of pages62
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2019


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