October 14, 2014
The UCCRN is a consortium of over 550 researchers dedicated to the analysis of climate change mitigation and adaptation from an urban perspective. The Assessment Report on Climate Change and Cities (ARC3), which is an important part of the UCCRN’s initiatives, aims to share knowledge among researchers, decision-makers and on mitigation and adaptation to the effects of climate change in cities The ARC3 series of reports are written by expert scholars from universities and research institutions around the world. The First Assessment Report (ARC3) was published in 2011 and highly appreciated by city leaders across the world for its practical and action-oriented content.
All participants at the workshop
(credit: Somayya Ali Ibrahim, UCCRN)
The Second Assessment Report will cover issues related to urban planning and design, health, food, water, energy supply, transportation, coastal zones, environmental equity and justice, housing and informal settlements, economics, private-sector finance, and governance in cities. The report will be published and launched at the occasion of the 21st session of the Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC (COP 21), which will be held in Paris in 2015. It will also be launched at the third United Nations Conference on Human Settlements (Habitat III) in 2016. The UCCRN will also be announcing the launch of its first Regional Hub in Paris at COP21, to be followed by one Hub on each continent.
|Day||September 28, 2014(Sun) - September 30, 2014(Tue)|