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CITIES TRANSITIONING TO LOW CARBON PART TWO

Climate, Carbon and Cities: Assessing Risk, Transforming Sectors, Building the Future

Moderator:
Kira Vinke, PIK

Speakers:
Bambang Susantono, Vice-President, ADB: A Region at Risk: The Human Dimensions of Climate Change in Asia and the Pacific

Mr. A. K. Saxena, Senior Fellow & Director, TERI: Enabling Decarbonization of the Power Sector in India

Dirk Messner, Chair, WBGU and John Schellnhuber, WBGU and Director, PIK: Humanity on the Move: Unlocking the Transformative Power of Cities

This event, organized by ADB, TERI, and WBGU, explores recent studies on climate impacts in Asia-Pacific, on urban transformations, and on decarbonization in India. We offer insights on how to contribute to the transformation to a low-emissions, resilient and inclusive future.

The panel answers audience questions on topics including: agriculture, food security, polycentric cities, wood as a building material and urbanisation.

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