Mayor Martin J. Walsh – Climate Adaptation in the City of Boston
Join Mayor Marty Walsh and Watson Climate Solutions Lab Director Jeff Colgan for a discussion about how Boston and other major U.S. cities are innovating to address issues associated with climate change.
Monday, November 16, 2020
5:30 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. EST
Master of Public Affairs Speaker Series
“Climate Change and Urban Resilience”
Jesse Keenan, Associate Professor of Real Estate, Tulane School of Architecture: Keenan’s research focuses on the intersection of climate change adaptation and the built environment, including aspects of design, engineering, regulation, planning, and financing.
Paul Kirshen, Professor of Climate Adaptation, School for the Environment, University of Massachusetts, Boston: Kirshen is interested in the integrated vulnerabilities of built, natural, social, and economic systems to climate change and SLR and the development of flexible, adaptive strategies to these stresses that are tied to the climate and SLR changes and other non-stationary conditions.
Monday, November 16, 2020 • 4:00 – 5:15 p.m. • Via Zoom
This is the fourth in a series of speaker events available to MPA students and alumni.