Category: Events

Call for Contributions open for IPCC Cities and Climate Change Conference

by | September 1, 2017

Cities and Climate Change Science Conference Fostering new scientific knowledge for cities based on science, practice and policy Edmonton, Canada March 5-7, 2018   Call for proposals for sessions Call for abstracts for oral session contributions and posters   Deadline for submission: October 6, 2017 The partner organizations of the “Cities and Climate Change Science Conference: Fostering […]

UCCRN Members Speak at AIA Event

by | June 9, 2017

On 8 June, UCCRN Co-Director Cynthia Rosenzweig delivered a keynote speech at Climate Change in NYC: Bridging Science and Practice, an event hosted by the American Institute of Architects. The event host and Coordinating Lead Author of the Urban Planning and Design Chapter (Chapter 5) of ARC3.2, Jeffrey Raven, also spoke about his work for the […]

2018 #CitiesIPCC Conference

by | May 18, 2017

Edmonton, Canada has been selected to host the 2018 Cities and Climate Change Science Conference, co-sponsored by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Supported by a diverse group of organizations identified as #CitiesIPCC – including C40, Cities Alliance, ICLEI, UN-Habitat, UN Environment and many more – CitiesIPCC will bring together experts from academia; scientific institutions; national, regional, […]

UCCRN Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary

by | May 18, 2017

UCCRN celebrated its 10th anniversary at ICLEI Resilient Cities 2017, where we signed a Memorandum of Understanding with ICLEI. It has been a great 10 years furthering the science behind urban climate change and we are looking forward to many, many decades more helping cities around the world learn from one other.

UCCRN at ICLEI 2017

by | May 15, 2017

UCCRN recently presented at the ICLEI Resilient Cities 2017 forum which was held in Bonn, Germany from 4 – 6 May. UCCRN Associate Director Somayya Ali Ibrahim, and ARC3.2 Coordinating Lead Authors Peter Meyer and Stelios Grafakos, facilitated an exciting discussion session titled ‘Science-policy Interface, the UCCRN, and the Role of Global City Networks Towards the […]

UCCRN hosts visit from Chinese research delegation

by | April 27, 2017

On 12 April, Daniel Bader (Program Manager of the Consortium for Climate Risk in the Urban Northeast), Somayya Ali Ibrahim (UCCRN Program Manager) and Danielle Peters (Project Manager of the New York City Panel on Climate Change (NPCC)) met with a 10-member research delegation from China. Headed by Prof. Peijun Shi from Beijing Normal University, […]

Call for Papers for the International Conference on Urban Comfort and Environmental Quality

by | April 27, 2017

The International Conference on Urban Comfort and Environmental Quality, Urban-CEQ will be held at the University of Genova between September 28-29, 2017. The conference focuses on the evaluation of environmental quality of urban areas, considering a wide range of environmental problems, such as thermal comfort and air quality, and their effects on citizen life conditions and health. […]

UCCRN mentioned in The Science Times article

by | March 24, 2017

UCCRN’s work on climate change in Rio de Janeiro was recently mentioned in an article in The Science Times. Titled ‘Climate Change Reaches A Whole New Level’, it talks about how climate change is becoming increasingly severe, as shown by a detailed analysis done by the World Meteorological Organisation.  

Sign Up For ICLEI Resilient Cities 2017!

by | February 28, 2017

UCCRN is proud to be an endorsing partner of Resilient Cities 2017, the 8th Global Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation. The forum will take place from May 4 – 6, 2017, in Bonn, Germany, and will explore current and pressing issues for urban resilience and adaptation to climate change, such as climate-related health risks, […]

UCCRN North American Hub Director hosts Climate Change Workshop

by | February 16, 2017

Franco Montalto, PhD, Co-Director of the UCCRN North American Hub which is hosted at Drexel University, chaired a climate change workshop at Drexel University on January 30th. The workshop consisted of presentations by five students and five faculty members (including Dr Montalto) who attended November 2016’s COP22, which was held in Morocco, as well as an open […]