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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In response to rising sea levels 🌊the United Nations @UN has done further research into floating cities. Intrigued? 🤔 Check out the designs, information, history and technology going into these cities of the future!

Floating cities: the future or a washed-up idea?

Floating cities are back on the agenda, with the UN recently hosting a meeting on the subject. The latest in a long line of proposals since the '50s w...

Don’t miss this interesting interview with Francisco de la Torre, Mayor of Malaga, Spain and @ClimateKIC on #Malaga, its commitment to #sustainability and the city’s efforts to tackle #climatechange : @pacodelatorrep

Interview with Francisco de la Torre, Mayor of Malaga, Spain - Climate-KIC

Francisco de la Torre has been Mayor of Malaga since 2000. Under his mandate, the Andalusian city has gained international attention for its cultural ...

The @NACTO announced a partnership with 5 of our signatory cities— #Atlanta, #Boston, #Denver, #Minneapolis & #Philadelphia—to design & implement "high-quality" bike & transit projects by the end of 2020 in an effort to cut carbon #emissions


NACTO partners with 5 cities on low-carbon transport projects

The mayors said they are committed to providing residents and visitors with more transportation options and making streets safer for users.

Check out this interview with green infrastructure planner @ZuzanaHudekova🎙️
Her dreams of rooftop vegetable gardens and energy-independent buildings are about to come to life in #Bratislava 👉thanks to help from EU funded @LIFEprogramme 🇪🇺
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A Bratislava, la ville se redessine face au changement climatique

Dans la capitale slovaque, l'urbaniste Zuzana Hudekova pilote un projet de rénovation urbaine ambitieuse dont le but est d'adapter les immeubles au...

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




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


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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