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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Read about how the responsibility for reducing emissions is also flowing to cities

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Find out 5 #green building trends for 2019:

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#FridaysForFuture #ClimateStrike

Thousands of scientists are backing the kids striking for climate change

Students around the world are walking out of school to urge governments to do more about global warming.

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.

Read the Statement


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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