758 Cities and climate change

Saturday, August 4, 2012: 4:15 PM-5:45 PM
OB 301 (Faculty of Economics)
RC24 Environment and Society

RC21 Regional and Urban Development (host committee)

Language: English
Session Organizers:
Louis GUAY, University Laval, Canada and Pierre HAMEL, University of Montreal, Canada
Cities and climate change in the context of social and environmental justice in Brazi (Distributed Paper)
Andrea YOUNG, State University of Campinas, Brazil

Urban climate politics and the divorce of capitalism from democracy (Distributed Paper)
Daniel Aldana COHEN, New York University, USA

Les échelles de l'action métropolitaine en matière de lutte contre le changement climatique en France (Oral Presentation)
Florence RUDOLF, Insa de Strasbourg, France, France; Amandine AMAT, Amup-Insa de Strasbourg, France, France

Climate change, urban and environmental planning: Discussing the case of Rio de Janeiro (Oral Presentation)
Ana Lucia BRITTO, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Paula SOUSA DE OLIVEIRA BARBOSA, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Same problem, different motivations: A comparison of Quebec City's and Genoa's multiscalar responses to climate change (Oral Presentation)
Emiliano SCANU, Laval University, Canada; Geneviève CLOUTIER, Laval University, Canada

The non-handling of climate change uncertainties in strategic environmental assessment of urban planning (Oral Presentation)
Lone KØRNØV, The Danish Centre for Environmental Assessment, Aalborg University, Denmark; Sanne Vammen LARSEN, The Danish Centre for Environmental Assessment, Aalborg University, Denmark