Urban Research Symposium 2009

The Green Changemakers

[link] Sunday, June 28, 2009 Monday, June 29, 2009 Tuesday, June 30, 2009 Sunday, June 28, 2009 Welcome and Opening Chair: Abha Joshi-Ghani, Sector Manager, Urban Development, World Bank Hubert Falco, Minister of State to the Ministre d'Etat, Ministry of Ecology, Energy, Sustainable Development and Town and Country Planning, with responsibility for Town and Country Planning Katherine Sierra, Vice President, Sustainable Development Network, World Bank (by video) Jean-Michel Debrat, Deputy Director General, French Development Agency (AFD) Bernard Susini, Adjoint au Maire délégué au Développement Urbain Durable et au Plan Climat Territorial. Municipality of Marseille Monique Barbut, Chief Executive, Global Environment Facility (GEF) Inga Bjork-Klevby, Deputy Executive Director, UN-Habitat Philippe Van de Maele, Director General, French Environment and Energy Management Agency (ADEME) (tbc) Special Message by Video Dr. Rajendra Pachauri, Chair and Recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Director General of the Energy and Resources Institute, New Delhi Introduced by: Zoubida Allaoua, Director, Finance, Economics and Urban Development Department, World Bank Measuring the Impacts of Climate Change at the City Level Moderator: Warren Evans, Sector Director, Environment, World Bank Cynthia Rosenzweig, NASA-Goddard Institute for Space Studies; Shagun Mehrotra, Claudia E. Natenzon, Ademola Omojola, Regina Folorunsho, Joseph Gilbride Framework for City Climate Risk Assessment (pdf) Patricia McCarney, University of Toronto; Mohamed Halfani, Eduardo Moreno City Indicators on Climate Change: Implications for Policy Leverage and Governance (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Economics of Climate Change: Finding a Fit with Existing Analytical Frameworks Moderator: Yves Crozet, Laboratoire d’économie des Transports, CNRS, University Lyon 2, France Is there an urban environmental Kuznets Curve due to urban mobility? (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) André Meunié, Université Montesquieu-Bordeaux IV, France; Guillaume Pouyanne Climate change and urban economic development: A CGE analysis (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Fabio Grazi, CIRED, France; Henri Waisman Does climate change make industrialization an obsolete development strategy for cities in the South? (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Le-Yin Zhang, University College London, UK Valuing environmental characteristics in urban slums. A spatial hedonic approach for Chilean cities (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Eugenio Espinoza, Housing Ministry and Urban Affairs, Chile; Jacint Balaguer Urban Planning, Design and Architecture: Helping Cities Become Resilient to Climate Effects Moderator: Yunus Arikan (ICLEI, Local Governments for Sustainability) Mitigating urban heat island effect by urban design: forms and materials (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Julien Bouyer, Ecole Nationale Superieure d’Architecture de Nantes, France; Marjorie Musy, Yuan Huang, Khaled Athamena The worsening temperature increase in the urban environment of Sfax, Tunisia Aggravation du rechauffement en milieu urbain a Sfax (Tunisie) (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Salem Dahech, University of Sfax, Tunisia Developing guidelines for energy and climate efficient urban structures. A new planning instrument for adapting Ho Chi Minh City to the impacts of climate change (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Ronald Eckert, Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus, Germany; Christian Voigt, Truong Trung Kien The outdoor recreation urban space and alleviation of the negative inputs of city climate change (Warsaw) (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Anna Pawlikowska-Piechotka, University of Warsaw, Poland The tolerant landscape: Strategies for a less vulnerable urban environment (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Arne Loeper, Bauhaus University Weimar, Germany Role of Institutions: Aligning Incentives Moderator: Corinne Hermant-de Callataÿ, Direction générale "Politique Régionale", European Commission Urbanizing the environmental challenge Saskia Sassen, Columbia University, USA Viral governance and mixed motivations – How and why U.S. cities engaged on the climate change issue, 2005-2007 (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Toby Warden, National Academy of Sciences, USA Adapting cities to climate change: Opportunities and constraint (Findings from eight Cities) (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Dirk Heinrichs, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ, Germany; Rimjhim Aggarwal, Jonathan Barton, Erach Bharucha, Carsten Butsch, Michael Fragkias, Peter Johnston, Frauke Kraas, Kerstin Krellenberg, Andrea Lampis, Ooi Giok Ling Climate change and the role of cities in the strategies of international institutions (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Joelle Salomon, University of Lausanne, Switzerland; Jean-Jacques Helluin, Anouk Leippert Governance and climate change: Assessing and learning from Canadian cities (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Christopher Gore, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada; Pamela Robinson, Richard Stren Towards Energy Efficient Cities: Gaining Traction on the Ground Moderator: Pierre-Noel Giraud, Professor, Ecole des Mines de Paris, France Energy balance of urban quarters for the development of energy efficiency and management strategies (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Andreas Koch, European Institute for Energy Research – EIFER, Germany From sustainable neighborhoods experiences to local climate change strategies Taoufik Souami, French Institute for City Planning, France First steps towards energy-efficient cities in Ukraine (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Bärbel Schwaiger, GTZ, Ukraine; Anatoliy Kopets Agent-based modeling of urban energy supply systems facing climate protection constraints (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Tobias Wittmann, University of Berlin, Germany; Thomas Bruckner Restructuring cities for sustainability - a metabolism approach (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Christof Schremmer, Austrian Institute for Regional Studies and Spatial Planning (OIR), Austria; Dominic Stead Adaptation of Cities to Climate Change: Case Studies of Local Plans Moderator: Sylvy Jaglin, Professor, Ecole Nationale des Pont et Chaussées, France Climate change adaptation planning in Toronto: Progress and challenges (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Jennifer Penney, Clean Air Partnership, Canada; Thea Dickinson Adaptation to climate in greater Lyon: An approach at three spatial scales, a strategy and sectoral actions (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Damien Saulnier, Greater Lyon Urban Planning Agency, France; Pierre Crépeaux, Frédéric Ségur Adaptation planning framework to climate change for the urban area of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Harry Storch, Brandenburg University of Technology, Germany; Nigel Downes, Nguyen Xuan Thinh, Hans-Peter Thamm, Ho Long Phi, Tran Thuc, Nguyen Thi Hien Thuan, Guenter Emberger, Manfred Goedecke, Joern Welsch, and Michael Schmidt Climate change in the local development agenda: Promoting resilience through enhanced understanding of early threats (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Mona Serageldin, Institute for International Urban Development, USA; Erick Guerra, Christa Lee Chuvala Building climate and disaster resilience into city planning and management processes (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Zoe Trohanis, World Bank, USA; Fatima Shah, Federica Ranghieri Sustainable Development in Chinese Cities: Energy Efficiency in Buildings Sponsored by AFD (French Development Agency) Co-chaired by Mr Robert Peccoud, Head of the Research Department of AFD and Mrs Dominique Campana, Director of International Affairs, ADEME (French Environment and Energy Management Agency) Introductory remarks Mr Peccoud and Mrs Campana Global stakes of energy efficiency in Chinese buildings Dr Bernard Laponche, Senior Energy Efficiency Expert Energy efficiency policies in China, in particular in the building sector Mr Yazhong Liu, Senior Energy Efficiency Expert Brief presentation of two cooperation projects in the field of energy efficiency in buildings Mr Nils Devernois, AFD Technical and economic aspects of the two projects Mr Michel Raoust, TERAO How to finance energy efficiency investments in the building sector? Mr José Lopez, International Conseil Energie Monday, June 29, 2009 Cities and Climate Change in Public Policy Moderator: Daniel Hoornweg, Lead Urban Specialist, World Bank The French Case. Mrs Michelle Pappalardo, Commissaire Général au Développement Durable, Ministry of Ecology, Energy, Sustainable Development and Town and Country Planning The urbanizing of strategic components of the global environmental challenge. Saskia Sassen, Columbia University, USA A Working Partnership on Cities and Climate Change: UN-Habitat, UNEP, World Bank Moderator : Raf Tuts, Chief Urban Environmental Planning Branch, UN-Habitat Mr. Arab Hoballah, Chief, UNEP 2011 Global Report on Human Settlements on Cities and Climate Change. Ben Rimah, UN-Habitat Social Aspects of Climate Change: Understanding and Reducing the Vulnerability of Urban Populations Moderator: Dr Ian Goldin, Director, 21st Century School, University of Oxford David Satterthwaite, International Institute for Environment and Development; Sheridan Bartlett, David Dodman, Jorgelina Hardoy, Cecilia Tacoli Social Aspects of Climate Change in Urban Areas in Low- and Middle-Income Areas (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation: Opportunities in the Built Environment Moderator: Jean-Michel Debrat, Deputy Director General, French Agency for Development (AFD) Rajat Gupta, Oxford Institute for Sustainable Development, UK; Smita Chandiwala A critical and comparative evaluation of approaches and policies to measure, benchmark, reduce and manage CO2 emissions from energy use in the existing building stock of developed and rapidly-developing countries – case studies of UK, USA, and India (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Armando Carbonell, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, USA; Douglas Meffert Climate Change and the Resilience of New Orleans: The Adaptation of Deltaic Urban Form (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Economics of Cities and Climate Change: Modeling and Analyzing Individual Behaviors and Preferences Moderator: Bernd Hansjurgens, Head of the Department of Economics, Helmoltz Center for Environmental Research, Germany The price of climate: French consumer preferences reveal spatial and individual inequalities (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Jean Cavailhes, INRA-CESAER, France; Daniel Joly, Hervé Cardot, Mohamed Hilal, Thierry Brossard Bridging land use and global warming policies (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Emilio Haddad, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil The geography of sustainability: agglomeration, global economy and environment (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Fabio Grazi, International research Centre on the Environment and Development (CIRED), France; Henry Waisman, Jeroen C.J.M. van den Bergh The Future of mobility in France: Behavioral and technological evolution ( Prospective de la mobilité en France : évolutions comportementales et technologiques (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) ) Antoine Saglio, CIRED and LVMT, France; Charles Hourcade, Jean Laterrase, Olivier Morellet New consumers as key target groups for sustainability against the background of climate change in emerging economies: the case of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Michael Waibel, University of Hamburg, Germany Urban Planning: Case Studies on Integrating Climate Change Concerns Moderator: Anne Querrien, Senior Researcher in Plan Urbanisme Construction Architecture, French Ministry for Ecology, Energy, Sustainable Development and Regional Planning Sustainable urban planning and urban responses to climate change - A review of practices in the ACT, New South Wales and Victoria, Australia (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Hitomi Nakanishi, Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan; John Black, Ken Doust Metropolitan planning and climate Change in Nairobi: How much room to manouvre (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Romanus Opiyo, University of Nairobi, Kenya The planification behind the impacts of climate change: "Hey planners leave the slums alone" Case of study: Guadalajara, Mexico (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Christina Saborio, Fundacion Raum, México; Melnua Jarvi Poor, urban planning and adaptation to climate change: Tales of Haitian cities (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Remy Sietchiping, UN-Habitat, Kenya Linking urban development and climate change mitigation and adaptation in a small city: an approach in Cuenca, Spain (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Pablo Vaggione, International Society of City and Regional Planners, The Netherlands; Elda Solloso Climate change and urban planning in South-East Asia (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Belinda Yuen, National University of Singapore, Singapore; Leon Kong Managing Urban Climate Change: Role of Institutions Moderator: Joelle Chassard, Manager, Carbon Finance Unit, World Bank Understanding and improving urban responses to climate change. Reflection for an operational approach for adaptation in low and middle-income countries (pdf) Roberto Sanchez-Rodriguez, University of California, Riverside, USA Explaining local commitment to climate change policy in the United States through the dimensions of risk, stress, and capacity (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Samuel Brody. Texas A&M University, USA; Himanshu Grover, Sammy Zahran, Arnold Vedlitz From reactive to proactive management of urban climate risks in Asia: Institutional challenges, scientific opportunities (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Shiv Someshwar, Earth Institute, Columbia University, USA; Esther Conrad, Mihir Bhatt City health system preparedness to changes in dengue fever attributable to climate change: An exploratory case study (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Jostacio Lapitan, WHO Centre for Health Development, Japan; Pauline Brocard, Rifat Atun, Chawalit Tantinimitkul A local project of mitigation/adaptation to natural and manmade hazards (Vision 2015): Impact studies of urban sprawl and climate change on the financial capacities of local and regional governments (Region of Kedougou, Senegal) (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Jean-Pierre Elong-Mbassi, United Cities and Local Governments Africa, Morroco; Fabienne Trolard, Oumar Fall, Alain L. Dangeard Cities and climate change: Which options do we have for a safe and sustainable future? (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Jürgen Kropp, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, Germany; Diana Reckien Energy Efficient Cities Initiative: Tools and Assessments Moderator: Ranjan Bose, Senior Energy Specialist, Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP), World Bank, Washington, DC SynCity: an integrated tool kit for urban energy systems modeling (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) James Keirstead, Imperial College London, UK; Nouri Samsatli, Nilay Shah Using integrated urban models to respond to climate change in cities (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Spike Boydell, University of Technology Sydney, Australia; Stuart White, Damien Giurco, Garry Glazebrook, Leena Thomas, Graziella Caprarelli, Michelle Zeibots & Peter Rickwood City-scale integrated assessment of climate impacts, adaptation and mitigation (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Jim Hall, Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, UK; R. Dawson, S. Barr, M. Batty, A. L. Bristow, S. Carney, A. Dagoumas, A. Ford, C. Harpham, M. R. Tight, C.L. Walsh, H. Watters, A.M. Zanni Green Star and NABERS: Learning from the Australian experience with green building rating tools (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Lily Mitchell, Baker & McKenzie, Sydney, Australia Creating Sustainable Infrastructure: Opportunities and Challenges Moderator: Daniel Zimmer, Deputy Director, World Water Council Water and climate change: Strategies for urban water and wastewater service providers Eric Dickson, World Bank; Alexander Danilenko Creating self-sufficient eco-infrastructures and energy independent zero carbon settlements for sustainable development and climate change mitigation (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Carlos Betancourth, Consultant, USA Managing cities and local communities: the use of life-cycle thinking through carbon footprint-based indicators (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Hogne Larsen, NTN University, Norway; Edgar G. Hertwich Urban underground infrastructure and climate change: opportunities and threats (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Nikolai Bobylev, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia Adapting to climate variability: Productive use of municipal wastewater as a risk management option in peri-urban regions in India (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Matthew Kurian, UNESCO-IHE, The Netherlands Integrated Approach to Climate Change and Urban Development: Contributions from Paris Est research and high education cluster on sustainable cities Moderator: Régine Brehier, Director of Research and Innovation, High Council for Sustainable Development, MEEDDAT Modeling urban climate: a case-study on the Paris area Eric Brun, Météo France Territories, society and cities: urban format the crossroads of geography, economy and sociology Anne Aguiléra, Université Paris Est – INRETS Designing, building and operating cities: towards engineering conservancy H. Charrue, Y. Montrelay, Université Paris Est –CSTB Paris Est cluster: providing technical and scientific services on sustainable cities J.-M. Torrenti, Université Paris Est-LCPC Panel of Mayors of Mediterranean Cities on the Challenges of Adaptation Moderator: Anthony G. Bigio, The World Bank Panel of City Representatives from Aleppo, Alexandria, Beirut, Casablanca, Marseille, Tunis (final list to be confirmed) Presentations by Stephen Coulson, European Space Agency, and Yves Ennesser, Egis Bceom International. Discussion : The Marseille Center programs on urban development and climate change in the Mediterranean Economics and Climate Change: Financing Mitigation and Adaptation in Cities Moderator: Marie-Alice Lallemand-Flucher. Head of International Public Relations, DEXIA Adaptation and mitigation: What financing is available for local government investment in developing countries? (pdf) ( French version ) ( presentation - pdf) Thierry Paulais, Cities Alliance, USA; Juliana Pigey Bridging the gap between the supplyside and demand-side CDM projects in Asian Cities (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Brian Roberts, University of Canberra, Australia; Mike Lindfield, Xuemei Bai Access to carbon finance for climate change mitigation in urban areas Charles Peterson, World Bank; Monali Ranade Mobilizing private sector resources toward climate adaptation and mitigation action in Asia (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Jacob Park, Green Mountain College, USA High cost carbon and local government finance (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Patricia Annez, Brookings Institute, India; Thomas Zuelgaray Urban Transport: Overcoming Roadblocks Moderator: Chantal Duchene, Director, Groupement des Autorités Responsables de Transport (GART), France Does urban sprawl cause the growth of transport CO2 emissions? – A statistical analysis and a look at policy options for the EU (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Istvan Bart, European Commission, Belgium Climate change, the permanence of mobility, urban transport, and poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa ( Changements climatiques, permanence de la mobilite, transports urbains et pauvrete en Afrique subsaharienne ) (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Lourdes Diaz Olvera, Ecole Nationale des Travaux Publics de l’Etat, Ministry of Ecology, Energy, Sustainable Development and Town and Country Planning, France Cycling in the city and reduction of GHG emissions. The case of Mexico (pdf) Le vélo en ville et réduction des émissions de gaz à effet de serre: le cas du Mexique (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Yves D. Bussière, Benemerita Universidad de Puebla, Canada; Jean-Luc Collomb, Emmanuel Ravalet Metropolitan accessibility and transportation sustainability: Comparative indicators for policy reform (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Jonathan Levine, University of Michigan, USA; Joe Grengs, Qing Shen Linking Urban Governance and Finance Moderator: Isabelle Laudier, CDC Institute for Research Dominique Lorrain and Frédéric Gilli, Political Science Institute, Paris Claude de Miras, IRD Julien Le Tellier, Plan Bleu, Chargé d'études Villes et urbanisation Aziz Iraki (INAU, Maroc) Morched Chabbi (ATU) Safar Zitoun (Algérie) Energy Efficient Cities Initiative: Promoting Energy Efficiency Moderator: Feng Liu, Senior Energy Specialist, Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP), World Bank, Washington, DC Getting to carbon neutral: a review of best practices in infrastructure strategy (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Christopher Kennedy, University of Toronto, Canada; David Bistrow, Sybil Derrible, Eugene Mohareb, Sheyda Saneinejad, Robert Stupka, Lorraine Sugar, Ryan Zizzo, Bernard McIntyre Efficient lighting market transformation in the making: The Philippine experience (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Noel Verdote, Philippine Efficient Lighting Market Transformation Project, Taguig City, Philippines Transport and greenhouse gas emissions. Mitigation measures (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Olga Rosa Ravella, Facultad de Arquitectura y Urbanismo de La Plata, Argentina; Nora Giacobbe, Laura Aon, Frediani The Role of intelligent transport systems for demand responsive transport (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Robert Clavel, Ministry of Ecology, Energy, Sustainable Development and Town and Country Planning, France Adaptation of Cities to Climate Change: Case Studies of Vulnerabilities and Impacts Moderator: Armando Carbonell, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, USA Urban vulnerability to flood risks in the context of climate change: The case of Algiers ( Contribution a l’étude de la Vulnérabilité urbaine au risque d’inondation dans un contexte de changement climatique. Cas de la vallée de Oued el harrach à Alger ) (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Nadjet Aroua, Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture (ENSA) d’Alger Algeria; Ewa Berezowska-Azzag Ewa Droughts and floods in the city of Korhogo, Côte d'Ivoire: An understanding of the causes, the ways populations adapt, and the effects on water resources and health Brama Koné, Swiss Centre for Scientific Research, Côte d'Ivoire; Nadège Koïdia-Boko, Etienne Kouakou, Guy Roger Koffi, Pascal Valentin Houenou, Guéladio Cissé Climate change and urban children: Impacts and implications for adaptation in low- and middle-income countries (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Sheridan Bartlett, International Institute for Environment and Development and CERG, USA Impacts of climate change and vulnerable communities at the City of Johannesburg (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Linda Phalatse, City of Johannesburg, South Africa Assessing the impacts, vulnerability, mitigation and adaptation to climate change in Kampala City (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Thadeus Mabasi, Uganda Pentecostal University, Kampala, Uganda An assessment of the impact of climate change on the megacities of India and of the current policies and strategies to meet associated challenges (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Shadanan Nair, Nansen Environmental Research Centre, India Social Dimensions of Climate Change: Examples on the Vulnerability of Urban Poor Moderator: Raf Tuts, Chief, Urban Environmental Planning Branch, UN-Habitat Climate change and migration in Nairobi (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Cecilia Kinuthia-Njenga, UN HABITAT, Kenya; Paola Kim-Blanco Rural-urban migration of the Nigerian work populace and climate change effects on food supply: a case study of Kaduna City in northern Nigeria (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Jamila Abdullahi, Samaru College of Agriculture, Nigeria; Egbenya Musah Shaibu-Imodagbe, Fatima Mohammed, Aliyu Sa’id, Usman Dahiru Idris Vulnerability of poor urban coastal communities to climate change in Lagos (Nigeria) (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Ibidun Adelekan, University of Ibadan, Nigeria The urban poor’s vulnerability to the impacts of climate change in Latin America and the Caribbean. A policy agenda (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Lucy Winchester, United Nations (ECLAC/UN), Chile; Raquel Szalachman Assessing patterns of vulnerability, adaptive capacity and resilience across urban centers (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Patricia Romero Lankao, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Mexico; John L. Tribbia Urban Agriculture: Effectively Utilizing the Urban Space Moderator: Mark Redwood, Program Leader, International Development Research Centre, Canada Urban agriculture as an integrative factor of climate-optimised urban development in Casablanca (Morocco) Silvia Martin-Han, Berlin Institute of Technology, Germany; Najia Elboudali, Azzedine Hafif "Green based" planning that integrates urban agriculture into Eldoret mixed landscape in response to climate change (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Samuel Emasit Okalebo, MOI University, Kenya; Benjamin Mwasi, Rose Musyoka, Nancy Karanja, Gachene Charles, Shem Mwasi Institutions and adaptation in urban and periurban agriculture (UPA) in Burkina Faso: The case of fruit and vegetable producers in the main cities of the country Denis Ouedraogo, Université polytechnique de Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso Climate change and food security in cities (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Neeraja Havaligi, Akamai University, USA Tuesday, June 30, 2009 Linking Urban Planning, Design, and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Moderator: Thomas Gueret, Project manager, Sustainable cities, DGALN. Minister of Ecology, Energy, Sustainable Development and Town and Country Planning Chris Kennedy, University of Toronto; Anu Ramaswami, Shobhakar Dhakal, Sebastion Carney Greenhouse Gas Emission Baselines for Global Cities and Metropolitan Regions (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Alain Bertaud (Consultant, USA), Benoit Lefevre (IDDRI, Political Science Institute, Paris), Belinda Yuen (Singapore University) GHG Emissions, Urban Mobility and Efficiency of Urban Morphology: A Hypothesis (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Role of Institutions, Governance, and Urban Planning : Improving Management and Planning of Cities Moderator: Elisabeth Gateau, Secretary General, United Cities and Local Governments Harriet Bulkeley , University of Oxford; Heike Schroeder, Katy Janda, Jimin Zhao, Andrea Armstrong, Shu Yi Chu, Shibani Ghosh Cities and Climate Change: The role of institutions, governance and urban planning (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) JoAnn Carmin, MIT; Debra Roberts, Isabelle Anguelovski Cities and Climate Change: The role of institutions, governance and urban planning (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Urbanization and Local Climate: Observing the Relationship Moderator: Christopher Kennedy, University of Toronto, Canada Analysing vulnerability of European cities resulting from urban heat island (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Nina Schwarz, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ, Germany; Ralf Seppelt Spatial geotechnology applied to the urban climate analysis: thermal behavior of urban coverages in Caracas City (Venezuela) (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Karenia Cordova, Central University, Venezuela Effects of urbanization on the climate of Ankara (Turkey) (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Ulku Yuksel, Gazi University, Turkey; Orhan Kuntay Effects of historical urbanization in the Brussels capital region on surface air temperature time series: a model study (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Rafiq Hamdi, Royal Meteorological Institute of Belgium, Belgium Urban growth in South China and impacts on local precipitation (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Karen Seto, Yale University, USA; Robert K. Kaufmann Epicea Project : A multidisciplinary study of the impacts of climate change at the scale of the Paris Metropolitan Area (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Julien Desplat, METEO-France, France; M. Lauffenburger, JL Salagnac, R. Kounkou-Arnaud, A. Lemonsu, M. Colombert, V. Masson Social Dimensions of Climate Change in Cities: Strategies to Reduce Vulnerability of Urban Poor Moderator: Cristina Rumbaitis del Rio, Rockefeller Foundation Empowering social networks to localize climate strategies in impoverished urban communities: examining the basic urban services strategy in Embu, Kenya (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Jennifer Louise Lenhart, Lund University, Sweden A conceptual and operational framework for pro-poor asset adaptation to urban climate change (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Caroline Moser, University of Manchester, UK Climate adaptation in Nigerian Cities: regularising informal and illegal settlements in Ibadan (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Grace Adeniji, Ibadan University, Nigeria; Ogundiji Bukola Disposition and amendment of urban waste into the climate change in two Latin-American cities: A gender approach (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Sofia Camilla, Universidad Tecnologica Metropolitana, Chile; Beatriz Gómez, Carmen Ledo Permissible vulnerabilities? Examining cultural interpretations of climate risk and resilient adaptation strategies among urban elite in Mumbai (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Emily Boyd, University of Oxford, UK; Maxwell Boykoff Governance of Climate Change in Cities: Conflicts and Constraints Moderator: Anne Charreyron-Perchet, French Ministry of Ecology, Energy, Sustainable Development and Town and Country Planning Adapting cities to climate change: Goal conflicts and methods of conflict resolution (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Karin Edvardsson Bjornberg, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden; Åsa Svenfelt Climate change and public policies at the local scale: The complexity of the task (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Cynthia Ghorra-Gobin, Director of Research, CNRS (laboratoire ENeC), France Adapting to climate change in Shanghai and the Yangtze Delta Region (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Edward Leman, Chreod Group Inc., Canada Climate variability and competing demands for urban water supply: Reducing vulnerability through river basin governance in Brazil (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Rosa Maria Formiga-Johnnsson, State University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Ana Britto Subnational and transnational climate change governance: evidences from the state and city of São Paulo, Brazil (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Joana Setzer, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK Government-community partnership for climate-change risk reduction in Mumbai (India): Lessons for mega-cities to meet climate change challenges Akhilesh Surjan, United Nations University, Japan Assessing Local Climate Vulnerability, Impacts, and Assessing Policy Options: Coastal Zones (pdf) Moderator: Dr. Jan Corfee-Morlot (OECD) The exposure of port cities to flooding (pdf) Robert Nicholls, University of Southampton and Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, UK Copenhagen & Mumbai examples – the economics of climate change impacts and adaptation policy benefits at urban scale (pdf) Dr Stephane Hallegatte, CIRED and Meteo-France, France Understanding and adapting to coastal zone climatic risk at local scale: examples from the US (pdf) Travis Franck, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US Discussant: Ms Lisbeth Strandmark, Ministry of Climate and Energy, Energy Agency, Denmark (pdf) Adaptation of Cities to Climate Change: Overcoming Challenges Moderator: William Solecki, Hunter College, New York Urban adaptation to climate change: Bangkok and Ho Chi Minh City as test beds (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Douglas Webster, Arizona State University, USA; Pamela McElwee Climate change in the Netherlands: Challenges for a safe and attractive urban environment (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Sonja Dopp, TNO Built Environment and Geosciences, The Netherlands; Peter Bosch, Kees van Deelen Social and economic adaptation to climate change: brickfields and informality in the face of natural hazards in Dhaka (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Tibor Aßheuer, University of Cologne, Germany; Boris Braun, Anke Schüttemeyer, Dirk Schüttemeyer, Clemens Simmer, Insa Thiele-Eich Built-in resilience: Learning from grassroots coping strategies to climate variability (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Huraera Jabeen, BRAC University, Bangladesh; Adriana Allen, Cassidy Johnson The possibilities for and constraints on community-based adaptation: drawing on the experience of the Philippines Homeless People’s Federation in responding to extreme weather Diana Mitlin, International Institute for Environment and Development, UK Sustainable Urban Development in Asia Moderator: Keshav Varma , Urban Sector Director, East Asia Pacific Region, World Bank China’s urbanization, its emerging Eco-Cities and the World Bank’s Eco2: Ecological Cities as Economic Cities Program Hiroaki Suzuki, Urban Sector Leader, East Asia and Pacific Region, World Bank The Sino-Singaporean Tianjin Eco-City Arish Dastur, Urban Specialist, East Asia and Pacific Region, World Bank Challenges and opportunities of spatial development in Asian Cities Alain Bertaud, Urban Planner and Land Development Expert Singapore: Its comprehensive approach to urban sustainability Belinda Yuen, Associate Professor of National University of Singapore Integrating ecological systems and urban development Sebastian Moffatt, Founder, The Sheltair Group Future Megacities – Energy - and Climate-efficient? Not a Contradiction! Moderator: Eckart Ehlers, Senior Fellow, The Center for Development Research (ZEF), Bonn, Germany Future megacities - From political agenda to innovative applied research Rainer Müssner, Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Germany Adaptation planning framework to climate change for the urban area of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Harry Storch, Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus, Germany; Nigel Downes, Nguyen Xuan Thinh, Hans-Peter Thamm, Ho Long Phi, Tran Thuc, Nguyen Thi Hien Thuan, Guenter Emberger, Manfred Goedecke, Joern Welsch, Michael Schmidt Energy as a key element of an integrated climate protection concept for the City Region of Gauteng (EnerKey) Ludger Eltrop, Institute of Energy Economics and Rational Use of Energy IER, Germany; Maria Coetzee Urban agriculture as an integrative factor of climate-optimized urban development, Casablanca, Morocco Silvia Martin Han, Technical University Berlin, Germany; Fattouma Benabdenbi, Azzedine Hafif Sustainable water and wastewater management in urban growth centre. Coping with climate change – Concepts for Lima Metropolitana Manfred Schuetze, ifak - Institut für Automation und Kommunikation e.V. Magdeburg, Germany; Ivan O. Rodriguez Cabanillas Carbon Footprints: The Impact of Cities Moderator: Stéphane Pouffary, Head of the International Expertise in Energy Management Unit, ADEME (French Environment and Energy Management Agency) Victims to victors, disasters to opportunities: community driven responses to climate change (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) David Dodman, International Institute for Environment and Development, UK; Diana Mitlin, Jason Christopher Rayos Co Carbon property rights, cities and climate change Spike Boydell, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia; John Sheehan, Jason Prior, Shaun Hendy Detecting carbon signatures of development patterns across a gradient of urbanization: Linking observations, models, and scenarios (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Marina Alberti, University of Washington, USA; Lucy Hutyra Energy Consumption and CO2 emissions in urban counties in the United States with a case study of the New-York Metropolitan Area (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Lilly Parshall, Columbia University, USA; Stephen Hammer, Kevin Gurney Transport, CO2 emissions and cap-and-trade schemes. How to integrate cities? Charles Raux, Transport Economics Laboratory, CNRS and University of Lyon, France Urban Planning and Land Use: opportunities for Climate Change adaptation Moderator: Pablo Vaggione, Secretary General, International Society of City and Regional Planners Modeling strategies for adaptation to coupled climate and land use change in the United States (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Scott Goetz, Woods Hole Research Center, USA; Forrest Melton, David Theobald Urban form and transport policies: integrated planning approach and governance to meet climate change. Lessons from Barcelona and Hannover (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Lydie Laigle, CSTB (centre scientifique et technique du bâtiment), France Connecting cities: Achieving sustainability through innovation (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Nicola Villa, Cisco Systems Inc., The Netherlands; Shane Mitchell Climate related disasters and urban land markets: Are opportunities being missed? Robin Rajack, Sr. Urban Development Specialist, World Bank Urban Risks: Tools for Quantification and Modeling Moderator: Cynthia Rosenzweig, NASA-Goddard Institute for Space Studies/Columbia University, New York Mapping the risks of climate change in developing countries Mark Montgomery, Stony Brook University, USA; Deborah Balk, Gordon McGranahan, Thomas Buettner, Christopher Small, S. Chandrasekhar, Valentina Mara, Donghwan Kim Planning and warning tools for flood disaster management in Lagos Mega City (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Olusegun Adeaga, University of Lagos, Nigeria Using climate models to assess climate change impacts in cities (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Michael Sanderson, Met Office Hadley Centre, UK Measurement of catastrophic risks and optimal climate change adaptation strategies for local governments Stefan Trueck, Macquarie University Sydney, Australia; Ann Henderson-Sellers, Ros Taplin The Path Towards Carbon Neutral Cities Moderator: Geneviève Ferone, Head of Sustainable Development, Veolia Environment Towards CO2 neutral city planning and low energy redevelopment – Presenting the Rotterdam Energy Approach and Planning (REAP) (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Andy van den Dobbelsteen, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands; Nico Tillie, Marc Joubert, Wim de Jager, Duzan Doepel Climate resilient urban infrastructure in China – insights into the buildings sector (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Jun Li, Ecole des Mines de Paris, France Capacity to act: The critical determinant of local energy planning and program implementation (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Stephen A. Hammer, Columbia University, USA Comparative study of energy and carbon emissions development pathways and climate policy in Southeast Asian Cities (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Aumnad Phdungsilp, Dhurakij Pundit University, Thailand A comparative analysis of global city policies in climate change mitigation: London, New York, Milan, Mexico City and Bangkok (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Edoardo Croci, Bocconi University, Italy; Sabrina Melandri, Tania Molteni Adaptation of Cities to Climate Change: Coastal Cities Moderator: Konrad Von Ritter, Sector Manager, World Bank Institute Instruments for climate adaptation in Rotterdam (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Elizabeth Nijhuis, Engineering Department of Public Works Rotterdam, The Netherlands Evaluating the impacts of climate change on the organization of a coastal urban area: Existing tools to stimulate thinking and help decision-making (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Christine Voiron-Canicio, Université de Nice, CNRS, France; Nathalie Dubus, Jean-Christophe Loubier, Sophie Liziard Vulnerability and resilience of urban communities under coastal hazard conditions in Southeast Asia (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Vilas Nitivattananon, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand; Tran Thanh Tu, Amornrat Rattanapan, Jack Asavanant Adapting to climate change and preparing for natural disasters in the coastal cities of North Africa (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Antony Bigio, Sr. Urban Specialist, World Bank Climate change and urban governance: The case of Sfax (Tunisia) (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Abdelkarim Daoud, University of Sfax, Tunisia; Salem Dahech Green Buildings and Green Lessons Moderator: Rajat Gupta, Oxford Institute for Sustainable Development, UK Characterising the response of buildings to climate change: the issue of overheating (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Tristan Kershaw, University of Exetere, UK; David Coley Opportunities and challenges to electrical energy conservation and CO2 emissions reduction in Nigeria’s building sector (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) John-Felix Kayode Akinbami, Centre for Energy Research and Development, Nigeria; Akinloye Lawal Thermo overcoats (Parkas) maintain, secure and improve living conditions while reducing heating energy consumption in pre-cast panel buildings in the coldest Capital of the World Ruth Erlbeck, GTZ, Mongolia; Ralph Trosse Rainwater harvesting for mitigating local and global warming (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Marco Schmidt, Technische Universität Berlin, Germany How to assess the sustainability of building construction processes (pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Luc Floissac, Toulouse School of Architecture, France; Alain Marcom, Anne-Sophie Colas, Quoc-Bao Buic, Jean-Claude Moreld. Empowering Cities: An Array of Tools Moderator: Abha Joshi Ghani, Sector Manager, Urban Development, World Bank Development of a city-based greenhouse gas emissions index Dan Hoornweg, Lead Urban Specialist, World Bank A city-based carbon finance methodology Monali Ranade, Carbon Finance Specialist, World Bank The Global City Indicators Program Perinaz Bhada, Junior Professional Associate, World Bank Vulnerability reduction of coastal communities. Tsunami post-disaster recovery program in Tamil Nadu, India Saurabh Suresh Dani, Consultant, World Bank Priorities for mayors: the opinion of cities and climate change researchers Jean-Jacques Helluin, Senior Urban Development Specialist, World Bank A standard vulnerability assessment tool for cities Federica Ranghieri, Environmental Specialist, World Bank Coastal cities and adaptation to climate change Poonam Pillai, Senior Environmental Specialist, World Bank Establishment of a Practitioners Network on Cities and Adaptation to Climate Change Alexandra le Courtois, Consultant, World Bank Carbon finance capacity building in cities Rutu Dave, Consultant, World Bank Closing Session: Abha Joshi-Ghani, Sector Manager, Urban Development, World Bank Raymond Cointe, Director: European and International Affairs, French Ministry of Ecology, Energy, Sustainable Development and Town and Country Planning Louis-Jacques Vaillant, Head of the Local Governments and Urban Development Department, AFD REAL CORP 2009: COMPLETE PROCEEDINGS REAL CORP 2009: FOREWORD (PDF) CLICK HERE TO GET TO THE INDIVIDUAL PAPERS [link]. 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