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November 17, 2021

Thoughts on the COP26 – interview for BBC Breakfast Radio

As discussions continued for the second week at COP26 about how best to tackle climate change and save our planet, conference attendee Dr Linda Westman, was interviewed on 12th November 2021 by Toby Foster for BBC Radio on her thoughts on COP26. Linda…
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COP26News
November 17, 2021

Professor Castán Broto’s briefing on Just Climate Adaptation supports Cities Day  

On 11th November 2021 the COP26 came to an end with a crucial discussion on the importance of cities in the climate agenda. The British Academy marked the event by publishing three briefings that examine how cities and urban communities can respond effectively to…
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November 15, 2021

Paper published in a new special issue on urban impacts of climate change

Congratulations to Professor Castán Broto, Dr Linda Westman and Dr Ping Huang on their new paper published in a special issue. “Urban impacts of climate change", a special issue of the e open-access Journal of the British Academy, is part of a series of issues aiming to make new…
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COP26News
November 11, 2021

India’s Role in Sub-Saharan Africa: COP-26 Expectations

In anticipation of COP26 in Glasgow, UI researcher Dr Enora Robin and her colleagues wrote a commentary piece for the Buildings and Cities Community Website. The authors consider how South-South cooperation can contribute to climate change mitigation, energy transitions and infrastructure development and…
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COP26News
November 4, 2021

Linda Westman interview for Breakfast BBC Radio on COP26

On 1st November the Urban Institute’s Political Scientist, Dr Linda Westman, was interviewed by Toby Foster for BBC Radio Breakfast show. As part of the annual discussions during the Conferences of the Parties, known this year as COP26 as it is the…
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COP26News
November 4, 2021

CESET participates at COP26

Starting from Sunday 31 October 2021, the UK hosted the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow.  World leaders and climate experts gather to discuss how to lower global temperatures and prevent irreversible climate disaster. The four…
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COP26News
November 3, 2021

Cities as Climate Saviours?

Congratulations to Urban Institute Research Associate Dr Linda Westman on her timely publication in Buildings and Cities. In “Cities as Climate Saviours? Political Strategy Ahead of COP-26” Linda discusses what role cities will play at COP26 in Glasgow? The commentary examines three arguments about the…
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COP26News
November 2, 2021

Technologies of climate urbanism webinar is available on YouTube

On Wednesday 20th October 2021 Professor Simon Marvin delivered the second lecture in the Future of Climate Urbanism webinar series. In the lecture Simon considered how climate urbanism has generated new arguments for the enhanced and accelerated technification of urban society and…
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