NEWS | ASSAR at the IPCC cities conference in 2018

IIHS (Indian Institute for Human Settlements), one of ASSAR’s partners, has had their session proposal accepted for the IPCC Cities & Climate Change Science Conference, to be held in Edmonton from 5-7 March 2018. 

The proposed session Climate Change Adaptation in Cities: insights on actors, institutions and agendas will present cases on diverse imaginations and practices of urban adaptation from cities of the global south: Chennai (India), Kampala (Uganda), Cape Town (South Africa) and the larger region of and around Bangalore (India). The panelists will also reflect on how imperatives of sustainable development, climate change, and disaster risk reduction necessitate a reframing of urban adaptation.