1) Choose a city from the list provided in your lab manual of the world’s 100 most populous cities. First come first serve. To increase your global perspective and to appreciate that climate change is a global issue, consider choosing a city in a country where you are not a citizen. Suggestion: choose a city that you would most like to visit or a city in a country you would most like to visit. Remember that it may be more difficult to find information on cities in less developed countries.
2) During those weeks you don’t have lab, work on your global cities project.
3) Research the physical geography, population, and socioeconomics (esp. infrastructure) of your city using sources such as:
4) Research the past, present and future climate history of the city using climate data websites such as:
6) Research the climate change adaptations your city will need to make to increase resilience and remain viable in the year 2100.