Full details have been announced for the LSE Cities World Urban Forum Session: Cities and the New Climate Economy: Infrastructure, Innovation and the Spatial Fix which takes place on Thursday 10 April 2014, 16.00 to 18.00 (COT Medellin time) in the Green Pavilion, Agora Room at the World Urban Forum.
This session is structured around ongoing research for the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate and the cities workstream of the Commission’s New Climate Economy (NCE) project which LSE Cities is leading. The overall aim of NCE is to provide independent and authoritative evidence on the relationship between actions which can strengthen economic performance and those which reduce the risk of dangerous climate change.
- Chair: Edgar Pieterse, Director, African Centre for Cities, Cape Town University
- Cities and the New Climate Economy: Philipp Rode, Co‐Director NCE Cities and Executive Director, LSE Cities, London School of Economics and Political Science
- Towards a Green Economy in Rio de Janeiro: Eduarda La Rocque, President, Instituto Pereira Passos, Rio de Janeiro
- Colombia’s Sustainable Cities Programme: Luis Fernando Ulloa, Sustainability Director, Financiera del Desarrollo (FINDETER), Colombia