COP 27: On 14 November 2022, scientists discussed sustainable and climate-resilient cities and buildings with experts from the field.
On 14 November, Prof. Frauke Kraas (MYrisk) and Prof. Jörg Noennig (SURE Facilitation and Synthesis Research project) took part in the side event “Knowledge for sustainable and resilient cities in times of climate change: Latest findings and persisting needs” at the German Pavillon at COP27. The event collaboratively organised by SURE and the immediate measure “KAHR”, which is also funded by the BMBF. Together with other researchers and international experts the SURE members discussed the latest scientific findings and practical experiences from case studies on sustainable and climate resilient cities.
Matthias Garschagen, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich
Jörn Birkmann, University of Stuttgart
Jörg Noennig , Hafencity University Hamburg
William Solecki, Hunter College
Seth Schultz, Resilience Rising
Frauke Kraas, University of Cologne
In her contribution, Prof. Frauke Kraas summarised, among other things, key findings of case studies in South East Asia and highlighted two major research gaps, namely the neglect of a) system-relevant small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and b) civil society in multiple risk management systems.