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 2018 #IPCC marks 30 years as the voice of climate science to policymakers and practitioners. Throughout the year there will be commemorative events by governments and institutions to help us celebrate.
#ipcc30 #climatechange

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In case you missed it - full coverage from #IISD of the CitiesIPCC conference:

More outcomes and follow-up coming over the next few weeks and months!

Upcoming IPCC reports will feature #cities with a much stronger focus than earlier, says Diana Ürge-Vorsatz of @IPCC_ch #CitiesIPCC @CityofEdmonton @Cities_IPCC #climatechange @ceuhungary

New focus on cities for climate change research

More research on cities and climate change will be undertaken through the establishment of a global blueprint to help the IPCC.

Join us on Friday, 27 April in Bonn at the #ResilientCities Congress where we will be sharing the outcomes of the conference and discussing the legacy and future opportunities emerging from Edmonton!

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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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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.

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