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International Workshop on Urban Adaptation to Climate Change

Haiyan Zhang

By Haiyan Zhang

Technical Director, Canada Wood Shanghai

October 1, 2014

Vice chairman of National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC )

Vice chairman of National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC )

The international Workshop on Urban Adaptation to Climate Change was held in Beijing on Sept. 5th, co-organized by NDRC, MOHURD and Asian Development Bank (ADB).

Mr. Xie Zhenhua, Vice chairman of NDRC and Mr. Wang Ning, vice Minister of MOHURD, gave speeches on the workshop. Leaders of the Ministry of Finance of China and ADB also gave remarks. Domestic and international experts in different sectors committed to urban adaption to climate change shared

Wang Ning,  Vice-Minister of the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development

Wang Ning, Vice-Minister of the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development

their ideas. representatives from local provincial DRCs and HURDs, researches, institutions, societies and associations attended the workshop.

Fred Spoke, Managing Director of Canada Wood China, was invited to make a presentation titled “Build with Wood, Build to be adaptable to climate change” at the sub-forum of “Building and Urban Environment”.