Session 78:
Urbanization and Climate Change

Thursday, April 11
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Nottoway
4th Floor

Chair: Leiwen Jiang, National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)
Discussant: Susana Beatriz Adamo, Columbia University

  1. Urbanization and Local Drivers of Emissions in the United States: A Nationwide Study of Declining Efficiencies of ScaleJames R. Elliott, University of Oregon; Matthew Clement, University of Oregon

  2. Urbanization and Climate Change Hazards in AsiaDeborah L. Balk, CUNY Institute for Demographic Research (CIDR); Mark R. Montgomery, Population Council; Zhen Liu, CUNY Institute for Demographic Research (CIDR)

  3. Global Distribution and Risks of Exposures of World’s Cities to Natural Hazards, Air Pollution and Climate ChangeDanan Gu, United Nations Population Division; Patrick Gerland, United Nations Population Division; Thomas Spoorenberg, United Nations Population Division; Gerhard K. Heilig, United Nations Population Division

  4. Impacts of Urbanization as a Key Element of Socioeconomic Scenarios for Climate Change Research: Historical Experiences and Future TrendsLeiwen Jiang, National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR); Brian C. O'Neill, National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)

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