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City transformations in a 1.5 °C warmer world

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Meeting the ambitions of the Paris Agreement will require rapid and massive decarbonization of cities, as well as adaptation. Capacity and requirement differs across cities, with challenges and opportunities for transformational action in both the Global North and South.

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  1. Department of Geography and Institute for Sustainable Cities — Hunter College, City University of New York, New York, USA

    • William Solecki
  2. NASA, Goddard Institute for Space Studies, New York, USA

    • Cynthia Rosenzweig
  3. Department of Energy, Environment & Climate Change, Asian Institute of Technology, Pathum Thani, Thailand

    • Shobhakar Dhakal
  4. Sustainable and Resilient City Initiatives Unit, Ethekwini Municipality, Durban, South Africa

    • Debra Roberts
  5. School of Life Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa

    • Debra Roberts
  6. Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Bayero University, Kano, Nigeria

    • Aliyu Salisu Barau
  7. C40, New York, USA

    • Seth Schultz
  8. Center for Climate Change and Sustainable Energy Policy, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary

    • Diana Ürge-Vorsatz

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