Sustainable Urbanism: Global Perspectives with Dr. Minal Pathak

Sustainable Urbansim: Global Perspectives Series

Session I Featuring Dr. Minal Pathak

Dr. Minal Pathak is based in Ahmedabad, works as a Senior Scientist for the IPCC and as an Associate Professor at Ahmedabad University.

Dr. Pathak’s presentation and the Roundtable discussion covered topics including:
• the findings of IPCC reports
• the ‘decade to act’ & overshoot
• Minal’s experience with walkability (or lack of) in her city
• Exploring what can be done at the policy level & what can be done at the personal level
• the relationship of mobility, status and culture
• Developing encouraging messages to act for the intensive level change that is needed