UCCRN at UN Climate Action Summit!

The Urban Climate Change Research Network (UCCRN) hosted an official side event at the UN Climate Action Summit, titled: Science for Cities: Actions towards 1.5°C from a Global Network of Scientists, Practitioners, and Decision-Makers’ on September 21 at UN Headquarters. Andrew Revkin, Director of the Initiative on Communication Innovation & Impact at the Earth Institute, moderated the event, which included Gavin Schmidt, Director of the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies (NASA GISS); Daniel Zarrilli, New York City’s Chief Climate Policy Advisor and the Director of OneNYC; Cynthia Rosenzweig and Bill Solecki, UCCRN Co-Directors. On the panel were the Mayors of Turku, Finland; Victoria, British Columbia; Gov. of Nakuru County, Kenya; and the Executive Director of UN-Habitat, along with UCCRN expert scholars from the UCCRN African, South Asian, and Latin American Hubs.