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Towards Low-Carbon, Sustainable, Healthy Cities

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Date & Time Mar 30 2023 12:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Location Friend Center
Convocation Room
Anu Ramaswami
Armistead (Ted) Russell
Mark Zondlo
Denise Mauzerall
Ajay Nagpure
Ashish Rao Ghorpade
Mauricio Leon
Audience Open to the Public

How can we chart pathways towards low-carbon, sustainable, and healthy cities? This workshop will feature three panel discussions on urban systems science, air pollution and decarbonization. Panelists include leading researchers from Princeton University and our network partners, as well as city policymakers from USA and India affiliated with the Sustainable Healthy Cities Network. This is a synthesis event of the NSF-supported Sustainable Healthy Cities Network.


  • Anu Ramaswami, Princeton University
  • Armistead (Ted) Russell, Georgia Tech
  • Mark Zondlo, Princeton University
  • Denise Mauzerall, Princeton University
  • Ajay Nagpure, Princeton University
  • Ashish Rao Ghorpade, ICLEI South Asia
  • Mauricio Leon, Metropolitan Council of the Twin Cities


Panel 1: 12:00 – 1:00 PM
Urban Systems Science for People and the Planet

Panel 2: 1:00 – 2:00 PM
Tackling Air Pollution: Learnings from India, China, and the US

Panel 3: 4:30 – 5:30 PM
Multi-Sector Zero-Carbon Modeling for Cities: Research Meets Policy

DON’T MISS 2:00-4:30 PM – Graduate student presentations, poster sessions, and networking.

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Co-sponsors: M. S. Chadha Center for Global India, Center for Policy Research on Energy and the Environment (C-PREE), High Meadows Environmental Institute (HMEI), Sustainable Healthy Cities, National Science Foundation (NSF), Princeton School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA), and Metropolis Initiative.

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