UCCRN hosts visit from Chinese research delegation

by | April 27, 2017
Categories: Events, News

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
Categories: Events, News

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
Categories: News, Opportunity

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
Categories: Events, In the Press, News

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
Categories: In the Press, News

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
Categories: Events, News

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
Category: News

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 […]

UCCRN North American Hub Director hosts Climate Change Workshop

by | February 16, 2017
Categories: Events, News

Franco Montalto, PhD, Co-Director of the UCCRN North American Hub which is hosted at Drexel University, chaired a climate change workshop at Drexel University on January 30th. The workshop consisted of presentations by five students and five faculty members (including Dr Montalto) who attended November 2016’s COP22, which was held in Morocco, as well as an open […]

UCCRN Co-Director gives Walter Orr lecture at 2017 AMS Annual Meeting

by | February 16, 2017
Categories: Events, In the Press, News

UCCRN Co-Director, Cynthia Rosenzweig, was given the honour of giving the Walter Orr Roberts Lecture at the 97th AMS Annual Meeting held in Seattle from January 22–26, 2017. The Walter Orr Roberts Lecturer is chosen in recognition of significant contributions to the field of atmospheric science through the understanding of atmospheric processes. Titled ‘Developing Climate Risk […]

UCCRN Presents to State Department Delegates

by | February 7, 2017
Categories: Events, News

Between 27-31 January, 19 delegates — from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, Costa Rica, Egypt, Estonia, Ethiopia, Jordan, Malaysia, Mongolia, New Zealand, People’s Republic of China, Peru, Russia and Vietnam — visited the U.S. as part of the U.S. State Department’s International Visitor Leadership Program. This project, titled “Our Planet – Urban Sustainability: Resilient […]