Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Event: Climate Co-benefits in Urban Areas (18 Nov 2013)

Climate Co-benefits in Urban Areas

Monday, 18 November 2013, 10:30 – 11:30


Climate Co-benefits in Urban Areas

Venue: UNFCCC COP19 in Warsaw

Organized by: UNU-IAS Operating Unit Ishikawa/Kanazawa (OUIK)

Event Description 

UNU-IAS will organize an event during UNFCCC COP19, looking at how we can generate urban co-benefits (i.e., positive impacts for integrating climate change with local sustainable development goals in cities) in the energy, waste, land-use and transportation sectors based on empirical studies conducted in Brazil, China, India, Indonesia and Japan.


10:30 - 10:35Opening Remarks: Jakob Rhyner (Vice-Rector of UNU and Director of UNU Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS)) (TBC) (5min)
10:35 - 10:50Urban Development with Co-benefits Approach: Results from Conceptual and Empirical Research
Jose A. Puppim de Oliveira (Assistant Director and Senior Research Fellow, UNU-IAS)
10:50 - 11:05Tools for Planning for Co-benefits in Urban Areas in the Energy, Transportation and Waste Sectors
Christopher Doll (Research Fellow, UNU-IAS)
Hooman Farzaneh (UNU-JSPS Postdoctoral Fellows, UNU-IAS)
11:05 - 11:10
Comments: Commentator: Akio Takemoto (Director, Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN)
11:10 - 11:30Discussions and Q&A

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