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Second Assessment Report on Climate Change and Cities

September 17–19, 2013, NEW YORK — Shagun Mehrotra, Director of the Sustainable Development Solutions Center, co-Directs the Urban Climate Change Research network.  UCCRN is a

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Professor Shagun Mehrotra at Bellagio Center to Discuss Urban SDG

Professor Shagun Mehrotra was one of nine international experts invited to The Rockefeller Foundation’s Bellagio Center in Italy in August 2013.  As a founding member

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Source: Arnaldo Genitrini, The Rockefeller Foundation Source: Arnaldo Genitrini, The Rockefeller Foundation

Urban Environmental Policy

On May 8th 2013, emerging sustainable development leaders gathered at Wollman Hall at The New School to discuss urban environmental policy in three urban locations: Brazil (Rio de

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Carbon Dioxide Level at Historic High: Heat-Trapping Gas Passes Milestone, Raising Fears

New York Times May 10, 2013 By JUSTIN GILLIS The level of the most important heat-trapping gas in the atmosphere, carbon dioxide, has passed a

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Climate Change Risk and Response

On May 7th 2013, emerging sustainable development leaders participating in Professor Shagun Mehrotra’s Climate Change and Cities course gathered in Wollman Hall at The New School

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CCC Spring 2013 Poster

Crafting an Urban SDG: Goal and Targets for Consideration

April, 9 and 10, 2013, NEW YORK — Having secured strong support for the Sustainable Cities Thematic Group at the first UNSDSN leadership council meeting,

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Professor Shagun Mehrotra Offers Insight into Impact of Climate Change on Cities

In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, the public debate over how climate change may impact urban areas has intensified. Assistant Professor Shagun Mehrotra, who is

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Post 2015: Urban Sustainable Development Goal

November 29, 2012, NEW YORK – Over 70 global leaders from private sector, academia, politics, and think-tanks gathered at this first UNSDSN leadership council meeting

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Global Urban Futures Seminar: Shagun Mehrotra on Climate Change and Cities

Climate change is altering the ways our cities are planned and managed; affecting more than half the world’s population and most firms. United Nations estimates

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Post 2015: Urban and Infrastructure SDG

September 22, 2012, NEW YORK – On a day that brought world leaders to Columbia University, Shagun Mehrotra, Director of Sustainable Development Solutions Center, joined

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Source: Eileen Barroso Source: Eileen Barroso