Category: News

CitiesIPCC Conference — Global Research and Action Agenda on Cities and Climate Change Science

by | October 1, 2018

  The main goal of the CitiesIPCC campaign and the IPCC Co-Sponsored Cities and Climate Change Science conference in Edmonton, Canada in March 2018 was to engage the scientific community in the next frontier of research focused on the science of cities and climate change. One of the primary mechanisms to inspire this research is […]

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 […]

UCCRN Director Quoted Regarding Paris Accord Withdrawal

by | June 6, 2017 | 1 Comment

On 1 June, The Philadelphia Inquirer quoted UCCRN North American Hub Director Dr. Franco Montalto regarding the United States’ withdrawal from the Paris accord. The article details politicians’ and activists’ reactions to the decision to withdraw from the international climate agreement. The article can be found here.

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, signing a Memorandum of Understanding with ICLEI. Congratulations and thank you to all of our researcher, policy-makers, and stakeholder colleagues from around the world for their support.


by | May 15, 2017

UCCRN recently presented at the ICLEI Resilient Cities 2017 forum which was held in Bonn, Germany from 4-6 May, 2017. 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 #CitiesIPCC […]

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 […]