Category: Events

UCCRN ARC3.2 Members Present at International Urban Adaptation Conference in Italy

by | July 20, 2016

Three UCCRN members were featured at the International Conference on Technological and Environmental Design for Climate Change Adaptation in Urban Areas in Napoli, Italy today. Chantal Pacteau (Coordinating Lead Author of the Mitigation and Adaptation chapter and Co-Director of the UCCRN European Hub), Jeffrey Raven (Co-Lead Author of the Urban Planning and Design chapter), and […]

UCCRN at ICLEI Resilient Cities 2016

by | July 7, 2016

UCCRN presented at the ICLEI Resilient Cities Congress in Bonn, Germany from July 4th – 7th 2016. The Congress was attended by 320 participants from 45 countries, with approximately 150 speakers in 34 sessions. An ARC3.2 panel discussion was hosted by Somayya Ali Ibrahim, International Program Manager at UCCRN, and Chantal Pacteau, Co-Director of the […]

UCCRN to Co-host Event on NYC Sustainability

by | April 20, 2016

UCCRN co-hosted a workshop entitled “Transforming Infrastructure in NYC for Sustainability: Critical Needs and Opportunities Workshop” at Hunter College – City University of New York. Organised by UCCRN Co-Directors Cynthia Rosenzweig and William Solecki, and Peter Marcotullio from the City University of New York, the workshop took place on April 25, 2016 at Roosevelt House, City University of New […]

UCCRN supports IPCC Special Report on Climate Change and Cities

by | April 7, 2016

Cities are already facing the impacts of climate change, and are highly vulnerable to a range of climate hazards. However, cities also play an integral role in tackling climate change. Next week, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) will meet in Nairobi to decide on its work programme for the next reporting cycle. This includes […]

UCCRN Latin American Hub Hosts Cities+Health Conference

by | April 1, 2016

In March 2016, UCCRN Latin American hub, located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, hosted a Cities + Health conference, focusing on public health issues faced by South American cities considering the effects of climate change. Hosted in conjunction with the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (FIOCRUZ), a biomedical research and development group, the conference covered a host of issues […]

UCCRN is a Supporting Partner of Urban Transitions Global Summit – Abstracts due March 3rd

by | February 19, 2016

UCCRN is proud to announce its support of the 2016 Urban Transitions Global Summit. Urban Transitions Global Summit 2016 (5-9 September 2016, Shanghai, China), organized by Elsevier, will highlight the latest research and practice towards developing an urban future that is more economically competitive, sustainable and resilient, equitable and inclusive, and digitally supported. This major new event will […]

Call for Abstracts: North American Symposium on Climate Change Adaptation

by | January 20, 2016 | 1 Comment

North American Symposium on Climate Change Adaptation  “Fostering Resilience and the Regional Capacity to Adapt” August 16-18, 2016 New York City North America and the Caribbean are affected by extreme weather and climate change at a variety of scales and within the context of an even greater diversity of geographies, ecologies and institutions. Whereas droughts […]

UCCRN and I4CE Provides Scientific Brief for Lima-Paris Action Agenda Cities & Sub-National Focus

by | January 14, 2016

During COP 21, the Lima-Paris Action Agenda (LPAA) partners will respond to the ‘Lima Call for Climate Action’ launched at COP 20 by convening a series of events that showcase actions and commitments by LPAA stakeholders. The main Action Day is scheduled for Saturday, 5 December and will feature a High Level Meeting on Climate […]

UCCRN Launches ARC3.2 Summary at Climate Summit for Local Leaders

by | December 4, 2015

Today, the Urban Climate Change Research Network (UCCRN) released the Summary for City Leaders of the Second UCCRN Assessment Report on Climate Change and Cities (ARC3.2). UCCRN and ICLEI hosted a session at the Climate Summit for Local Leaders in Paris City Hall on December 4, 2015. See here for video highlights from the summit: UCCRN is dedicated to providing […]

UCCRN Presents at Geography 2050

by | November 21, 2015

Last week, from November 19-20, UCCRN’s Director’s and Co-founders, Dr. William Solecki and Dr. Cynthia Rosenzweig, presented at Geography 2050, the American Geographical Society’s fall symposium. The conference was held at Columbia University and was centered on “exploring our future in an urbanized world.” Dr. Solecki presented on the important role cities play and will continue […]