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Lecture/Presentation

Earth Institute Practicum in Innovative Sustainability Leadership: Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience in NYC

February 26, 2014 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Where: Columbia University Morningside Heights Campus Havemeyer Hall Room 209
  • Hosted by: Columbia University, Earth Institute

Speaker: Susanne E. DesRoches, LEED AP, Assistant Chief, Resilience and Sustainability, The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey

The Earth Institute and the School of Continuing Education MSSM Practicum present Innovative Sustainability Leadership: Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience in New York City with Susanne E. DesRoches, LEED AP, Assistant Chief, Resilience and Sustainability, The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey.

 

In this lecture, Susanne E. DesRoches will focus on how sustainability practitioners integrate climate risk in making capital investments in large-scale infrastructure. The lecture will focus on the resilience efforts underway in New York City; although the strategies identified for managing climate risk will be applicable to other locations, and to both public organizations and private firms.

RSVP is required for this event.

To RSVP for this event please contact Yasmin Williams at [email protected]



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