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Locking in positive climate responses in cities

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Well-intended climate actions are confounding each other. Cities must take a strategic and integrated approach to lock into a climate-resilient and low-emission future.

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  1. Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary

    • Diana Ürge-Vorsatz
  2. NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, New York, NY, USA

    • Cynthia Rosenzweig
  3. School of Engineering, Newcastle University, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, United Kingdom

    • Richard J. Dawson
  4. Department of Urban and Environmental Studies, El Colegio de la Frontera Norte, Tijuana, Mexico

    • Roberto Sanchez Rodriguez
  5. Fenner School of Environment and Society, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia

    • Xuemei Bai
  6. Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Bayero University Kano, Kano, Nigeria

    • Aliyu Salisu Barau
  7. Yale University, School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, New Haven, CT, USA

    • Karen C. Seto
  8. School of Environment, Resources and Development, Asian Institute of Technology, Klong Luang, Pathumthani, Thailand

    • Shobhakar Dhakal


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