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News and Media Coverage

Climate Compatible Urban Development: Towards developing assessment framework for cities: A GCP and partners workshop organized in March 2013, in Bangkok, Thailand. Read more on the issues under discussion.

"Water-Energy-Carbon Nexus in Cities: Drivers, footprints, and implications": The GCP workshop organized in collaboration with NIES is took place in Tokyo on 1-2 March 2012. Find out more.

Carbon Management Journal has a new Special Issue: Entitled Pathways toward Low-Carbon Cities: a USChina Focus the special issue has been published in August 2011.

"Carbon Governance in Asia: Bridging Scales and Disciplines" Media Communication: Based on the international workshop with the same title (visit workshop website), an article co-authored by Shobhakar Dhakal (GCP), Ruben Zondervan (ESG) and Jose Antonio Puppim de Oliveira (UNU) was published in the Our World 2.0 web magazine. The piece is calling for a minimum governance structure to manage carbon emissions and for Asia to take a lead role in creating sustainability solutions.

GCP, IIASA, PIK and NIES International Workshop in Viena: GCP together with its collaborators has organized an international workshop on the topic "Urban Energy and Carbon Modeling in a Rapidly Urbanizing World" during March 10 - 11, 2011.

Media coverage of GCP Carbon Budget for 2009: Global Carbon Project annual release of the Carbon Budget is being covered by the media. Find related articles (Google News). Read more on the Carbon Budget for 2009.

10 Years of Activity Brochure: The Global Carbon Project has completed a brochure detailing its research achievements over the past ten years entitled "10 Years of Advancing Knowledge on the Global Carbon Cycle and its Management". See and download the brochure here.

"Carbon Governance in Asia" Workshop Updates: The capacity building workshop "Carbon Governance in Asia: Bridging Scales and Disciplines" has taken place between 1-3 of November 2010 in Yokohama. A summary and messages from the workshop have been drafted. Read the document or visit workshop website.

Energy Policy Journal Special Issue: The journal is publishing in September 2010 an edition dedicated to "Carbon Emissions and Carbon Management in Cities", edited by Shobhakar Dhakal and Ram M. Shrestha. Click here to view the cover.

URCM in the media: GCPs URCM initiative has been cited in the Yale Forum on Climate Change & the Media as a key initiative on cities and carbon.

GCP Seminar: The seminar on June 4, 2010 had two invited speakers: Dr. Diptiranjan Mahaptra and Prof. Ram Manohar Shrestha. Find out more here.

GCP Seminar: Held in Tsukuba, Japan, on November 26, 2009, the seminar included a talk on: The Global Energy Assessment: Energy and Urbanization and Implications for Integrated Assessment by Prof. Arnulf Grubler of IIASA and Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies.

Symposium in Tokyo: The Global Carbon Project (GCP) and the Integrated Research System for Sustainability Science (I3RS) of Tokyo University have organized on November 16, 2009 an international symposium entitled "Cities and Carbon Management: Towards Enhancing Science-Policy Linkages".

Research Contribution: The Global Carbon Project has contributed to the World Energy Outlook 2008 chapter entitled "Energy Use in Cities".

Research Project Established: The Urban Transitions and Climate Change project at Durham University aims to examine the ways in which cities around the world are responding to climate change. Find out more.

Report of Bangkok Symposium and Workshop: International Symposium on Urban Energy and Carbon Management: Challenges for Science and Policy and International Workshop on Urban Energy and Carbon Modeling

Report of COP-13 Side Event: Carbon Management in Cities: Gaps in Policy Discussions and Scientific Understanding

Report on COP12 Side Event: Co-benefits and CDM in the Context of Climate Change and Air Pollution Explored at a COP-12 Side Event

Report on First URCM Conference: Outcomes of the Global Carbon Project's First International Conference on Carbon Management at Urban and Regional Levels

Conference: IDGEC Synthesis Conference will be held from December 6 to 10, 2006 in Bali, Indonesia


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