[Un] natural Disasters: The post-Sandy blue print for rebuilding in CT

Tuesday, April 23, 2013 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
Speaker Information: 

A collective brainSTORM: How do you define the problem of coastal development in an uncertain climate? What makes the Northeast vulnerable to mega storms like Sandy? What are the biggest challenges and opportunities for coastal climate change adaptation moving forward? Organized by Land Use and Urban Coalition at Yale, and the Risk Reduction Adaptation and Disaster and Fresh & Salty SIGs. Sponsored by the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies and the Yale Climate and Energy Institute.

Speakers included:

Alex Felson; FES, Yale School of Architecture, Assistant Professor
George Kral; Town of Guilford, Connecticut, Planner
Jennifer Pagach; Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection, Climate Specialist
Adam Whelchel; The Nature Conservancy in Connecticut, Director of Science
Tim Terway; Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, Doctoral Student