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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#CitiesIPCC's Scientific Steering Committee co-chair @ShobhakarAIT will present conference outcomes to the @UNFCCC stakeholders tomorrow at #SBSTA48 in Bonn. More details & broadcast info:

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@Cities_IPCC is about people, it is about our environments but it also is about understanding that #cities are particularly vulnerable in the battle with #climatechange - @MarykeStaden at the IPCC session, this afternoon at #ResilientCities

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The main takeaway for @IIED's David Dodman from #CitiesIPCC conference, supported by @CitiesAlliance, was the consistent focus on #informality & more acceptance within the #climatechange community that the #informal is normal in many #cities
@dee_are_dee #ResilientCities

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CitiesIPCC session @@ICLEI_ResCities SSC Member and City of #Copenhagen Lykke Leonardsen conference reflections: How do we create a city-driven research agenda and that we work together in a timeframe that works for cities looking for solutions NOW!

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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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