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The power and politics of decision making and mainstreaming climate change adaptation into the city agenda




August 25, 2016


Join us for a learning session hosted by the Future Resilience for African CiTies and Lands (FRACTAL) and Urban Africa Risk Knowledge (UrbanARK) projects on mainstreaming climate change into the city agenda. During this session, three representatives from these two initiatives will draw on their knowledge and experience gained through FRACTAL and UrbanARK to discuss challenges and opportunities associated with i) how climate decisions relate to other city decision-making processes (and budgets); and ii) integrating climate change data in policy and planning. Guest discussants:
  • Professor Mark Pelling, UrbanArk(Department of Geography, Kings College, London)
  • Dr Lorena Pasquini, UrbanArk(African Climate Development Initiative & Climate Systems Analysis Group)
  • Dr Christopher Jack, UrbanArk& FRACTAL (Climate Systems Analysis Group)
Date: Thursday 1 September 2016
Time: 13h45-15h00 (SAST) If you would like to attend, please RSVP here by CoB Tuesday (30 August). Webinar details (including login) will be sent out on Wednesday 31 August Contact Alice McClure ( with queries or comments