Cities and Climate Change


BROWNBAG SEMINAR: How Cities Respond to Climate Change: Ambition and Reality of European and African Cities

Join ACC and ACDI for a lunchtime brownbag seminar by Diana Reckien, Associate Professor, University of Twente, Netherlands entitled How Cities Respond to Climate Change: Ambition and Reality of European and African Cities. WHERE: Studio 5, Level 5, Environmental & Geographical Sciences Building (EGS) UCT Upper Campus, Rondebosch WHEN: 12.30 – 1.30pm, Monday 28 January 2019 Diana […]

Cities and Climate Change Seminar 4

Working at the interface of climate science, urban policy and practice: developing ideas of distillation and receptivity WHEN: 12 June 2018 TIME: 3:00 to 4:30 WHERE: Studio 3, Environmental and Geographical Science Building, Upper Campus, University of Cape Town The last seminar in the 4 part series on cities and climate change will focus on […]

Cities and Climate Change: Seminar 3

Nate Millington will present a talk entitled Making sense of our water crisis: what can we learn from São Paulo? as part of our on-going series on Cities and Climate Change on 28 May 2018, at 15:00 to 16:30 in Studio 3, Environmental and Geographical Science Building, Upper Campus, UCT. Both Cape Town and São Paulo have […]

Cities and Climate Change: Seminar 2

The second seminar in the Cities and Climate Change series will explore low carbon urban energy transitions in (mostly South) African cities, paying particular attention to the institutional dimensions of transforming energy systems to increase energy access and increase sustainability by reducing GHG emissions in growing cities.   In the 20th century, grid electric power […]

Cities and Climate Change: Seminar 1

The first seminar in the academic seminar series on Cities and Climate Change reflects on the recent international conference on cities and climate change, the first of its kind convened by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Through a panel discussion between representatives from the City of Cape Town, the African Centre for Cities, UCT’s Climate […]

Job Opportunity: City Embedded Researcher: FRACTAL Cities and Climate Change Project

Anna Taylor

City Embedded Researcher: FRACTAL Cities and Climate Change Project University of Zambia, Department of Geography and Environmental Studies Position: Fixed term for 3 years, full-time Application closing date: 30 April 2016 Start date: negotiable around 1 June 2016 End date: 30 June 2019 Applications are invited for the position of Lusaka embedded researcher in the […]