The workshop “Climate Change, Decarbonization and the Urban Energy Transition” will be held from October 12 to 13, 2017 at the University of Hamburg, Germany:
The workshop is aiming for developing key concepts and synthesizing the state of the art of urban transformation processes in relation to climate change, decarbonization and energy transition. Thematically the workshop is motivated by the worldwide growing urbanization which leads to a spatial concentration of population, economic activity and mobility on the one hand and by increasing CO2 emissions and climate change on the other. In order to promote pathways towards urban energy transition and decarbonization several strategies should be considered. Among those, the production, distribution and consumption of renewable energy are relevant key areas. There is still a lack of systematic integration of concepts, models and empirical evidence, combined with an insufficient knowledge base and a broad range of unco- ordinated and dispersed solutions. […]
The deadline for proposals is May 31, 2017. Please check the event website for more information and the full call for papers.