September 23, 2022
Hixon Center Urban Conference
About the Conference
Join us for the 9th Annual Hixon Center Urban Conference jointly convened by the Hixon Center for Urban Ecology and the Yale Planetary Solutions Project. The conference brings together researchers and practitioners focused on the potential impacts that cities have on climate change around the globe and features two Vice-Chairs and seven Authors from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the United Nations body for assessing the science related to climate change. We hope you will join us for these presentations and conversations, which will lead us from research to practice and applied solutions at the intersection of urban ecology, better cities, and climate change.
The conference will be held in a hybrid format: streamed online and with limited in-person attendance at the Yale School of the Environment. The conference is free and open to the public. It will be recorded and available for later viewing. Continuing education credits will be available for registered attendees.
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Schedule of Events
Panel 1: Net-Zero Carbon Cities and Electrification: The Next Global Agenda
Angel Hsu '13 PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Benjamin Sovacool, PhD, Boston University
Şiir Kılkış, PhD, The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK)
Panel 2: Spatial Planning to Create Walkable Cities and Change Demand
Eric Masanet, PhD, University of California, Santa Barbara
Panel 3: Carbon Uptake and Storage in Cities and Buildings
Galina Churkina, PhD, Technische Universität Berlin
Diana Ürge-Vorsatz, PhD, Central European University
Clara Pregitzer '20 PhD, Natural Areas Conservancy