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Coastal Resilience: Ways To Improve It

Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018

A panel of experts will discuss how we can protect NYC from sea level rise. This is an especially important topic given the conclusion of the recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report that we only have a 20-year window of opportunity to avoid catastrophic climate change.

Sponsor: Sierra Club Sustainability Series

Speakers: Judith Weis, Rutgers University — Professor of Biological Sciences; Kate Boicourt, Waterfront Alliance — Director of Resilience; and Noah Chesnin, NY Aquarium/Wildlife Conservation Society

Time: Doors open at 6.30 PM for refreshments and the program starts at 7:00

Location: Seafarers International House, 123 East 15th St corner of Irving Place

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