ARC3.2 launched at Habitat III in Ecuador

by | October 20, 2016
Category: Uncategorized

UCCRN is at Habitat III in Ecuador, hosting the official launch of its Second Assessment Report on Climate Change and Cities (ARC3.2), published by Cambridge University Press. Authored by over 350 individuals, it is the second in an ongoing series of global, interdisciplinary, cross-regional, science-based assessments to address climate risks, adaptation, mitigation, and policy mechanisms relevant to […]

ARC3.2 successfully launched at Habitat III in Ecuador

by | October 19, 2016
Categories: In the Press, News

UCCRN launched its Second UCCRN Assessment Report on Climate Change and Cities (ARC3.2) at the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Development (Habitat III) in Quito, Ecuador. The 800-page report is a follow-up to the well-received ARC3.2 Summary for City Leaders, which was launched at the ICLEI Agora during the COP21 Climate Summit for Local […]

UCCRN Co-Directors quoted in The Conversation

by | October 9, 2016
Categories: Events, In the Press, News

UCCRN Co-Directors, Cynthia Rosenzweig and William Solecki, were quoted recently in an article by The Conversation covering essential reads about Hurricane Matthew. As the risks posed by extreme weather grows, cities are responding by developing infrastructure that can both withstand and rebound from storm surges, torrential rain and other extreme weather events. Known as “resilient infrastructure”, […]

UCCRN Contributors Featured in New York Magazine

by | September 23, 2016
Categories: In the Press, News

UCCRN Co-Director, Bill Solecki, and our UCCRN members Klaus Jacob and Vivien Gornitz were quoted recently in a New York Magazine article written by Andrew Rice about the future of New York City and the effects of sea level rise due to climate change. The article is the result of a four-year collaboration among Rice, […]

UCCRN Launches East Asian Hub in Shanghai

by | August 19, 2016 | 1 Comment
Categories: Events, In the Press, News

UCCRN’s East Asian Hub was launched in Shanghai on August 19, 2016, in partnership with East China Normal University (ECNU), serving to enable increased collaboration between urban climate change researchers in the East Asian region. The launch event took place concurrently with the Shanghai Forum on Climate Change and Cities, held from August 19th to […]

Remembering Alex Aylett

by | July 25, 2016

It is with great sadness that we share with you the passing of UCCRN colleague, Alex Aylett, on July 23. Alex was a Lead author of the ARC3.2 Governance and Policy chapter, Professor of Urban Sustainability Governance and Innovation at the Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS) in Montreal, co-founder of ecoHackMTL, and a Banting Postdoctoral Fellow at MIT.” Our condolences to […]

UCCRN ARC3.2 Members Present at International Urban Adaptation Conference in Italy

by | July 20, 2016
Categories: Events, News, Uncategorized

Three UCCRN members were featured at the international conference on Technological and Environmental Design for Climate Change Adaptation in Urban Areas in Napoli, Italy today. Chantal Pacteau (Coordinating Lead Author of the Mitigation and Adaptation chapter and Co-Director of the UCCRN European Hub), Jeffrey Raven (Co-Lead Author of the Urban Planning and Design chapter), and […]

UCCRN at ICLEI Resilient Cities 2016

by | July 7, 2016
Categories: Events, In the Press, News

UCCRN presented at the ICLEI Resilient Cities Congress in Bonn, Germany from July 4th – 7th 2016. The Congress was attended by 320 participants from 45 countries, with approximately 150 speakers in 34 sessions. An ARC3.2 panel discussion was hosted by Somayya Ali Ibrahim, International Program Manager at UCCRN, and Chantal Pacteau, Co-Director of the […]

UCCRN to Co-host Event on NYC Sustainability

by | April 20, 2016
Category: Events

UCCRN co-hosted a workshop entitled “Transforming Infrastructure in NYC for Sustainability: Critical Needs and Opportunities Workshop” at Hunter College – City University of New York. Organised by UCCRN Co-Directors Cynthia Rosenzweig and William Solecki, and Peter Marcotullio from the City University of New York, the workshop took place on April 25, 2016 at Roosevelt House, City University of New […]

UCCRN-LA Study Receives Media Attention in Brazil

by | April 12, 2016

New study in collaboration with Oswaldo Cruz Institute (FIOCRUZ) finds that intense heat events are projected to increase mortality in Brazil. Check out some videos and articles from the Brazilian media discussing the research done by UCCRN-LA researchers and the implications for Brazil and its cities. Videos: Band Globo News TV Brasil Globo Play Articles: Extra Gazeta do Povo O […]