GLOBAL AGENDA

Congress program - Thematic Sessions

Cities Adapting to a More Extreme Climate

Thursday, 16
10:00 - 11:00
Gran Via, Hall 2, Congress Area - Room 1

Cities around the world face diverse climate conditions going from arctic weather to extreme heat and drought or even floods. As climate change worsens their particular situation, many must find new strategies to develop while safeguarding urban populations and infrastructure from its potential devastating impacts. What are the additional challenges of urbanization in cities with an extreme climate? How can these places foster resilience?

Keywords: climate change; urban planning and development; water management; utilities

Keywords:

  • Sustainability

Participants:

Moderator

Dan Lewis

Vancouver Canada

Chief Urban Risk Reduction

UN-Habitat

Speaker

Christin Kristoffersen

Oslo Norway

Former Mayor & Arctic Resilient Cities Network Adviser

UN Habitat

Speaker

Mohamed El Harti

Fez Morocco

Third Deputy Mayor

Ayuntamiento Fez

Speaker

Firmino Filho

Teresina Brazil

Prefeito

Prefeitura de Teresina

Speaker

Luce Ponsar

Lyon France

Climate Plan Project Manager

METROPOLE DE LYON

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