Tag: Climate Change

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 Scientist Radley Horton Talks with NPR’s Fresh Air About Rising Sea Levels and Future Storms

by | November 1, 2012
Category: News

Post-Sandy, speaking with Terry Gross, the host of NPR’s Fresh Air, research scientist Radley Horton: “Given the higher sea levels in the future, even if storms remain exactly the same, we’re going to get more frequent flooding events, maybe three times as many coastal flood events by the end of the century, just by virtue […]

After Sandy, Cynthia Rosenzweig and DemocracyNow! Discuss Impacts of Climate Change on NYC Infrastructure [video]

by | November 1, 2012
Categories: News, Video

Cynthia Rosenzweig talks with Amy Goodman of DemocracyNow! about Hurricane Sandy, climate change, and NYC infrastructure: “Climate change is not just in the future; climate change is already happening. So even though we can’t associate any particular storm [with climate change] …. the entire climate system is showing the effects of the forcing that human […]

UCCRN: Rio+20 – The Mayors Summit

by | September 6, 2012
Category: News

While at the Rio+20 Conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Cynthia Rosenzweig and Somayya Ali convened a panel of urban climate change scholars and practitioners at the Rio+C40 Mayors Summit in Forte de Copacabana. The UCCRN panel discussed the ways cities are currently acting as “first responders” to climate change. The panel met on June […]

First UCCRN Assessment Report on Climate Change and Cities (ARC3)

by | June 9, 2011
Category: News

Urban areas are home to over half the world’s people and are at the forefront of the climate change issue. The need for a global research effort to establish the current understanding of climate change adaptation and mitigation at the city level is urgent. To meet this goal, a coalition of international researchers – The […]

PEN Weather Report: What Can We Do? [Video]

by | April 30, 2010
Categories: News, Video

With Jostein Gaarder, James Hansen, Frederic Hauge, Bjørn Lomborg, Bill McKibben, Andrew Revkin, and Cynthia Rosenzweig; moderated by Robert Silvers As part of our continuing collaboration with The New York Review of Books and the Fritt Ord Freedom of Expression Foundation of Norway, we are pleased to present a major transatlantic conversation about the latest […]

Dr. Cynthia Rosenzweig talks about urban climate change solutions at Michigan State University [Video]

by | April 10, 2010
Category: Video

As part of the Bioeconomy and Global Climate Change distinguished lecture series at, Cynthia Rosenzweig (Lead Scientist, Goddard Institute for Space Studies, NASA) discusses the newest phase of climate change research, how cities are most vulnerable to changes and how smaller cities can apply solutions used in mega-cities. Thanks to the Michigan State University Environmental Science […]

Interview: Cynthia Rosenzweig and Shagun Mehrotra at the Hub Culture Climate Pavilion in Copenhagen [Video]

by | December 17, 2009
Categories: News, Video