The Cities and Climate Conference 2017 is held in Potsdam, during 19-21 September 2017. The event focuses on Cities, as a major component of the global climate problem. It is the final conference of RAMSES project that investigates quantified evidence of the impacts of climate change and the costs and benefits of a wide range of adaptation measures in cities.
This conference explores the latest advances in research and practice addressing climate change in cities, including issues of infrastructure, planning, governance, economics of adaptation, risk management, and their possible trade-offs and synergies with mitigation and sustainability objectives. URBANFLUXES project methods and final outcomes regarding the EO-based monitoring of the Urban Surface Energy Budget were presented by Dr. Nektarios Chrysoulakis during the “Urban Heat Islands Effect” Session that was held in the first day of the conference.