The Future of New England’s Climate, with Senator Murphy

Friday, September 13, 2013 - 2:00pm

How will global warming affect New England in the 21st century and how is the region preparing for the coming changes? On September 13th Yale Climate & Energy Institute hosted a town hall meeting on these questions, featuring short talks by climate and infrastructure experts and a panel discussion with Senator Chris Murphy (D, CT).

Anthony Leiserowitz, Director; Yale Project on Climate Change Communication, moderated a panel including:
Marion McFadden, Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force, US Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD)
Katie Scharf Dykes, Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection
Kerry Emanuel, Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, MIT
Alexander Felson, School of Architecture; Director, Urban Ecology and Design Laboratory
Ronald Smith, Department of Geology and Geophysics, Yale Center for Earth Observation

Senator Murphy's opening remarks. The remainder of the Town Hall presentations can be viewed here.