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Science for Decision-Making in a Warmer World: 10 Years of the NPCC

Science for Decision-Making in a Warmer World: 10 Years of the NPCC

Friday, March 15, 2019

The New York Academy of Sciences, 7 World Trade Center, 250 Greenwich St Fl 40, New York

Presented By

The New York Academy of Sciences


This event is first and foremost a celebration of the 10-year partnership between New York City, the New York City Panel on Climate Change (NPCC), and the New York Academy of Sciences—in particular, Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences and the Academy’s science publishing enterprise—around local and global challenges.

Established in 2008, the NPCC has pushed new boundaries of urban climate science, enabling New York City to set an example for all cities of how science-stakeholder partnerships can achieve science-based responses to climate change challenges. The recommendations of the NPCC—all published in special issues of the Academy’s scholarly journal Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences—have been incorporated into tangible resilience policies that are helping the City to rebuild after Hurricane Sandy and withstand the impacts of a changing climate in the decades to come.

The event will highlight the elements that have made the partnership successful and how New York City can continue to lead in this vital area in the future. Presentations will include new research findings from the NPCC, the resilience policies that are shaping the future of the City, and national and global connections arising from this groundbreaking work.  The half-day Summit will be followed by an evening Reception and Award Ceremony marking the 10th Anniversary.

Photo Credit: The Day After Yesterday by [mementosis] available under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Complimentary registration is available for NPCC members and the scientists, academics, government representatives and private sector practitioners who have supported and valued their work. If you have not received a personal invitation and are interested in complimentary registration, please submit a request to

Call for Abstracts

Abstract submissions are invited for a poster session. For complete submission instructions, please visit our online portal. The deadline for abstract submission is Friday, February 8, 2019.


Nonmember Academia, Faculty, etc.
Nonmember Corporate, Other
Nonmember Not for Profit
Nonmember Student, Undergrad, Grad, Fellow
Member Student, Post-Doc, Fellow