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Climate Urbanism

Climate UrbanismNews
July 21, 2021

Congratulations to Vanesa on the AXA Award for Climate Change

We are delighted to announce that Vanesa has been awarded a AXA Award for her contributions to Climate Change. Vanesa is one of only four outstanding scientists selected by the AXA Research Fund’s independent Scientific Board for her ground-breaking work in the field of climate change.…
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Climate UrbanismNews
July 20, 2021

New briefing: From Asking Why to Thinking How: Emerging Challenges for Urban Climate Action

Vanesa Castán Broto and Linda Westman have recently published a briefing as part of The British Academy's COP26 Briefings Series aimed at raising awareness of the importance of our disciplines in understanding the complex human and social dimensions to environmental challenges and their solutions. The briefing "From…
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Climate UrbanismNews
July 19, 2021

New open access article and presentation on a culture-led approach to understanding energy transitions in China

Congratulations to Ping Huang, Linda Westman and Vanesa Castán Broto on their new open access article published with the Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers (Royal Geographical Society with IBG). “A culture-led approach to understanding energy transitions in China: The correlative epistemology” proposes a correlative epistemology to understand…
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June 8, 2021

The Future of Climate Urbanism: The Second Sheffield Urbanism Lecture Series

We are proud to announce our second Sheffield Urbanism Lecture Series on the Future of Climate Urbanism. The Sheffield Urbanism Lecture series is an initiative of the Urban Institute to generate provocative and nonstandard propositions for understanding processes of urbanization…
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Climate UrbanismNews
September 26, 2019

The New Climate Urbanism: towards a research agenda

On Sept 4th-5th 2019, the Urban Institute hosted a two-days international workshop on ‘The New Climate Urbanism' as part of its ongoing research on this theme. The workshop gathered together over thirty participants working across urban and political geography, engineering,…
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Climate UrbanismNews
February 26, 2019

Welcoming new staff!

The Urban Institute are delighted to welcome a new member to the team. Linda Westman is a Postdoctoral research assistant working with Vanesa Castan Broto on the ERC-funded LO-ACT project
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Climate UrbanismClimate Urbanism EventEventNews
February 22, 2019

Vanesa Castan Broto: Changing Cities in a Changing Climate

Vanesa Castan Broto: Inaugural Lecture Changing Cities in a Changing Climate Wednesday 20th March at 17:30 in the Diamond Lecture Theatre 2 Debates around the need for urgent, radical action have brought cities to the centre of debates about climate change politics. Technology optimists…
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Climate UrbanismNews
November 2, 2018

Vanesa Castan-Broto publishes paper exploring the notion of the ‘green’ city

Vanesa Castán Broto critiques sustainable development agendas that approach green cities as merely engines of economic growth.
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Climate UrbanismNews
October 24, 2018

Urban Institute academic research to analyse climate action in smaller cities

An Urban Institute academic is to lead a major new research project which will analyse actions taken by smaller cities around the world to combat climate change. The population of the world is expected to reach 9.8 billion in 2050.…
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