CitiesIPCC – Cities and Climate Change Science Conference

Cities & Climate Change
Science Conference

March 5-7, 2018

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

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On March 5-7, 2018

The CitiesIPCC Cities and Climate Change Science Conference aims to inspire the next frontier of research focused on the science of cities and climate change. The conference is organized by CitiesIPCC and will be held in Edmonton from March 5-7, 2018.

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Cities and regions will play a vital role in driving the energy transition that is needed to achieve the #1o5C target. See how local and regional governments can deliver on 100 percent renewable energy targets. #StepUp2018 @Cities_IPCC @IPCC_CH @CANIntl https://t.co/PLr5HAsu4H

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The science is clear: limiting global warming to #1o5C is still possible. It will require rapid and radical transformation of our society but it can and it should be done #IPCC #SR15 #climatechange #Cities4Climate

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This report gives policymakers & practitioners the information they need to make decisions that tackle climate change while considering local context & people’s needs. The next few years are probably the most important in our history, Debra Robers, Co-Chair WGII
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the Global Research and Action Agenda on Cities and Climate Change Science

The Research and Action Agenda, co-developed with CitiesIPCC conference participants, the primary output of the CitiesIPCC conference has been finalized, and is now available.

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Partners Statement

On March 7, 2018, On the last day the CitiesIPCC Cities and Climate Change Science Conference in Edmonton, 10 of the leading urban and scientific global organizations presented “The Science We Need for the Cities We Want: Working together to implement the global research and action agenda on cities and climate change” a joint statement describing how they will work together to support the implementation of the global research and action agenda on cities and climate change.

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Conference Photographs and Webcast Recordings

Watch webcasts of the CitiesIPCC Conference plenaries and associated opening and closing press conferences and view photographs

Webcasts

Photographs

 

Participant Posters and Presentations

View Cities IPCC Conference participants’ posters and presentations slides presented during the parallel sessions including the Youth Session white paper.

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Read an Update on the Research Agenda Timeline

Update

Conference Location

9797 Jasper Ave, Edmonton, AB T5J 1N9

The Shaw Conference Centre is Situated in the city’s vibrant downtown core atop the banks of the North Saskatchewan River, the central location offers easy access to Edmonton’s major hotels, restaurants, theatre venues, river valley and shops.

Partners & Organizers

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