Urban transformative potential in a changing climate
Introductory text in journal, 2018

The SDGs and CitiesIPCC offer an unprecedented opportunity for urban transformation, but bold, integrated action to address the constraints imposed by economic, cultural and political dynamics is needed. We move beyond a narrow, technocentric view and identify five key knowledge pathways to catalyse urban transformation.


Patricia Romero-Lankao

National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Harriet Bulkeley

Durham University

Mark Pelling

King's College London

Sarah Burch

University of Waterloo

David J. Gordon

University of California

Joyeeta Gupta

University of Amsterdam

Craig Johnson

University of Guelph

Priya Kurian

University of Waikato

Emma Lecavalier

University of Toronto

David Simon

Mistra Urban Futures

Royal Holloway University of London

Laura Tozer

Durham University

Gina Ziervogel

University of Cape Town

Debashish Munshi

University of Waikato

Nature Climate Change

1758-678X (ISSN) 1758-6798 (eISSN)

Vol. 8 9 754-756

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