Building resilience through the climate science and social equity nexus.

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This panel will bring perspectives on increasing resilience by strengthening the social, built (residential and commercial buildings and the electric grid) and natural infrastructure.  Major recent disasters like Harvey and Irma call for robust federal leadership and significant resources that are equitably distributed and prioritized on pre-disaster preventive measures.

 

Speakers:

Ms. Shana L. Udvardy, MS, The Union of Concerned Scientists
Damien Jones, The Union of Concerned Scientists
Debra Ballen, Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS)
Alice Hill, The Hoover Institution
Rachel Cleetus, The Union of Concerned Scientists
Julie McNamara, The Union of Concerned Scientists

 

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