Category: News

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. […]

Post-doc positions available at UCCRN Nordic Node at Aalborg University

by | March 29, 2017

As part of its 2016-2021 strategy, “Knowledge for the World”, Aalborg University (AAU) is now offering a number of positions as postdoc and adjunct professor. The faculty would like to support and strengthen internationalization in line with the overall university strategy. This call intends to enable recruitment of highly talented postdocs with a maximum PhD […]

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.  

Cynthia Rosenzweig featured in Women4Climate Initiative

by | March 23, 2017

Cynthia Rosenzweig, UCCRN’s Co-Director, was recently featured in Columbia University’s State of the Planet blog, for a series on the Women4Climate Initiative. This initiative, launched by C40 Cities, aims to provide a platform showcasing women’s leadership in climate change policies.   The article features Cynthia’s work at UCCRN, as well as her involvement in the Agricultural […]

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 East Asian Hub Gearing Up for 2017

by | February 16, 2017

UCCRN’s East Asian Hub (Shanghai) was launched in August 2016, in partnership with East China Normal University (ECNU), and aims to facilitate increased interaction and enable knowledge flow between urban climate change researchers in the East Asian region. UCCRN’s International Program Manager, Somayya Ali Ibrahim, met with the program co-ordinator and other members of the […]