Category: Opportunity

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 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 […]

Call for applications from outstanding early career researchers to participate in a workshop on Tools and Indicators for Assessing Urban Resilience

by | August 21, 2015

UCCRN is collaborating on a Workshop on Tools and Indicators for Assessing Urban Resilience organized by Global Carbon Project. For more information, including instructions on how to apply, click here   This workshop aims to utilize resilience thinking as a guiding principle and bring together scholars from different disciplines to develop an integrated framework for […]

Call for Abstracts: Nature-based Solutions to Climate Change in Urban Areas and their Rural Surroundings

by | July 9, 2015 | 1 Comment

Nature-based Solutions to Climate Change in Urban Areas and their Rural Surroundings Linkages between science, policy and practice 17-19 November 2015, Bonn/Germany Joint European Conference held by the German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation (BfN) and the European Network of Heads of Nature Conservation Agencies (ENCA) in co-operation with the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research […]

Call for Chapters: Climate Adaptation Policies for Resilient Cities (Xiaoming Wang et al, Eds.)

by | February 16, 2015 | 5 Comments

The Cities & Climate Change Network has announced a call for chapters to be included in an edited book entitled Climate Adaptation Policies for Resilient Cities. The editors are three members of the Cities and Climate Change Network, headed by UCCRN ARC3-2 Author Xiaoming Wang of CSIRO-Australia. Please see below for more details. Call for […]

Call for Abstracts ECCA conference in Copenhagen

by | January 20, 2015

We would like to invite UCCRN members to submit an abstract for the workshop session “Integrating adaptation and mitigation strategies in urban areas: The UCCRN Assessment Report on Climate Change and Cities.” during the European Climate Change Adaptation Conference (ECCA) 2015 that will be held from 12th to 14th May 2015 in Copenhagen, Denmark. This […]

Call for ARC3-2 Case Studies

by | October 1, 2014

The UCCRN’s first major publication was Climate Change and Cities: First Assessment Report of the Urban Climate Change Research Network (ARC3) (ISBN-10: 1107004209), published by Cambridge University Press in 2011. The ARC3 report represented a four-year effort by ~100 authors from dozens of cities around the world, and is the first-ever global, interdisciplinary, cross-regional, science-based assessment to address […]