Join us for a panel discussion about the recent Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Faculty tackle timely questions like:
- Why are we seeing such extreme weather events now? What is the role of climate change?
- How do the politics of climate denial affect our ability to prepare and recover from these types of disasters?
- How do natural disasters reveal deep socio-economic inequalities?
Faculty on the panel include:
David Organ, Expertise: Race and urban geography
Christina Rosan, Expertise: Urban sustainability planning; environmental policy; urban politics
Victor Gutierrez-Velez, Expertise: Sustainability science; remote sensing; social-ecological systems; environmental change
Rob Mason, Expertise: Environmental policy, land use, protected areas
Hamil Pearsall, Expertise: Environmental justice and health; risks, hazards and vulnerability; GIS