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Pandemic Brings a Change of Habit | Anne Vernez Moudon and Qing Shen

Professors Anne Vernez Moudon and Qing Shen
worked in partnership with the PSRC to show how
remote workers’ transportation, work and other
lifestyle habits changed during the first several
months of the pandemic.


Professor Jan Whittington co-authored a report that was published by
the World Bank in partnership with the City Climate Finance Leadership
Alliance, “2021 State of Cities Climate Finance,” calling for an urgent
increase in funding for climate action in cities.

Pride Month | Manish Chalana

Ahead of Pride, UW’s Manish Chalana describes the changing neighborhood of Capitol Hill

Marina Alberti |The Benefits and Limits of Urban Tree Planting for Environmental and Human Health

Many of the world’s major cities have implemented tree planting programs based on assumed environmental and social benefits of urban forests. Recent studies have increasingly tested these assumptions and provide empirical evidence for the contributions of tree planting programs, as well as their feasibility and limits, for solving or mitigating urban environmental and social issues.

Click below to read more of this perspective paper co authored by UDP Professor Marina Alberti





Marina Alberti | International Webinar on Urban Sustainability



Join CEDEUS (Centre of Urban Sustainable Development) of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile in Santiago on March 9 at 10:00am PST for an International Webinar | “Urban Sustainability in an Eco-Evolutionary Perspective” a talk with Marina Alberti , to be held on March 9 at 3:00 p.m. (Chile). The talk will be broadcast through the Youtube channel of the Institute of Urban and Territorial Studies , and the IEUT academic, Carolina Rojas , will moderate.

March 9 (previously scheduled for Jan 12) 3:00 p.m. (Chile)  which will be 10:00 am. PST

More info on their website here


Manish Chalana | Upcoming Book :Heritage Conservation in Postcolonial India

Associate Professor Manish Chalana has a book coming out at the end of the month:

Heritage Conservation in Postcolonial India
Approaches and Challenges
Edited By Manish Chalana, Ashima Krishna
Copyright Year 2021

Heritage Conservation in Postcolonial India seeks to position the conservation profession within historical, theoretical, and methodological frames to demonstrate how the field has evolved in the postcolonial decades and follow its various trajectories in research, education, advocacy, and practice.

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