Parsons Paris

Parsons Paris.

U-n-f-o-l-d: New York Book Launch and Reception: Climate Change and Cities

5:00 p.m.

Book launch for Climate Change and Cities (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011), edited by Cynthia Rosenzweig, William D. Solecki, Stephen A. Hammer, and Shagun Mehrotra.

Join the editors for the New York book launch and a discussion of the first ongoing state-of-the-knowledge assessment report on climate change and cities. The report includes the contributions of 106 scholars from 50 cities around the world who are members of the Urban Climate Change Research Network, a coalition of international researchers formed at the time of the C40 Large Cities Climate Summit in New York in 2007.

This talk presented in partnership with the Tishman Environment and Design Center, is moderated by John Clinton, director of Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management at The New School. Opening remarks are presented by Joel Towers, executive dean of Parsons The New School for Design.

This program is presented in conjunction with the exhibition U-n-f-o-l-d: A Cultural Response to Climate Change. For more information, visit

Presented in association with Archtober, Architecture and Design Month New York City, October 2011.


Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Gallery, Sheila C. Johnson Design Center, 2 West 13th Street

Free; no tickets or reservations required; seating is first-come first-served

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