Philipp Rode gave a presentation on ‘Cities and the New Climate Economy: The role of Urban Form and Transport’ at the Urban Redevelopment Authority in Singapore on Monday 9 March. Rode presented findings from the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate’s New Climate Economy (NCE) project.
Philipp Rode is Executive Director of LSE Cities and Associate Professorial Research Fellow at the London School of Economics and Political Science. As researcher, consultant and advisor he has been directing interdisciplinary projects comprising urban governance, transport, city planning and urban design at the LSE since 2003. The focus of his current work is on institutional structures and governance capacities of cities, and on sustainable urban development, transport and mobility. Rode is co-directing the cities workstream of the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate and has co-led the United Nations Habitat III Policy Unit on Urban Governance. He is a Member of the Board of Directors of the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP).