Harvard China Project: Climate change, urbanization and rainfall in China

On Wednesday, February 1 the Harvard China Project will present a research seminar entitled “Impact of Climate Change and Urbanization Effect on Extremely Heavy Rainfalls in Megacities in China,” lead by Ding Yihui, Professor and Special Advisor on Climate Change, China Meteorological Administration; Vice-Chairman, China Expert Panel on Climate Change. Yihui will disccus the effect of Chinese urbanization on the enhanced frequency and intensity of extremely intense rainfall events, possibly leading to increase in disastrous risks caused by urban heavy rainfalls.

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