Shagun Mehrotra Publishes in Nature—Leading Science Journal

Image Credit : Oilver Munday in Nature, 2010

Nature is the world’s most highly cited interdisciplinary science journal, according to the 2012 Journal Citation Reports Science Edition (Thomson Reuters, 2013). Its Impact Factor is 38.597.  In October 2010, Nature published an issues focused on cities where Professor Shagun Mehrotra contributed.

For years, the focus on the world’s response to climate change has been on nation states, which have been mostly unsuccessful in brokering comprehensive agreements or taking action. Cities, by contrast, are preparing risk assessments, setting greenhouse-gas emission reduction targets, and pledging to act. Urban areas, home to more than half of the world’s people, are emerging as the ‘first responders’ in adapting to and mitigating climate change.  Read more on Cities lead the way in climate–change action.


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