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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Researchers at Boston University have built a tool that help cities map & compare their greenhouse gas emissions. Many cities track this already, but this tool offers a promising step forward in standardizing how we track and study this data @BU_Tweets

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Governor of #Wisconsin Tony Evers is vowing to combat #ClimateChange at state level. Thanks to the U.S. Climate Alliance, @U_S_C_A_ governors from 19 other states are also making vows.
Check it out 👉
#ParisAgreement @GovEvers @msommerhauser

Wisconsin Governor Joins Climate Alliance Committed to Cutting Greenhouse Gases

The U.S. Climate Alliance, which aims to implement elements of the international Paris Agreement on climate change, includes governors from 20 states ...

Inspired by @GretaThunberg, 13-year-old student, Charlotte Stuart-Tilley organized the first School Strike for #Climate in #Tallahassee. According to @guardian, 70,000 children are taking part in school strikes in 270 towns & #cities globally.

UU Ministry for Earth on Twitter

“Charlotte Stuart-Tilley from the UU Church of Tallahassee is leading the way in marching for climate justice [photo courtesy Greta Thunberg]. h...

.@Columbia student Renee Cho explains how long-term environmental protection can withstand short-termist political actions. One reason for hope is the role of cities are taking in tackling climate change. Read more about the 6 reasons to be hopeful 👉

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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