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How Can We Increase Seattle's Climate Resilience? Tuesday, Sep. 19, 2017, 6 – 7:30 p.m.
How Can We Increase Seattle's Climate Resilience?
Event typeLibrary Program
WhereCentral Library
Room LocationLevel 1 - Microsoft Auditorium
AudienceAdults
LanguageEnglish
SummaryLearn from international and local experts how homeowners, new development and local government all play a role in improving Seattle’s climate resilience.
DescriptionGlobal climate change is resulting in more extreme weather events, from Hurricane Harvey to damaging storms right here in the Northwest. Seattle experienced record rainfall last winter that resulted in significant damage to water treatment facilities and environmental impacts to Puget Sound. Learn from international experts how homeowners, new development and local government all play a role in improving Seattle’s climate resilience.
Moderated by KUOW’s Joshua McNichols

Panelists:
• Mooyoung Han - Professor, Seoul National University
• Herbert Dreiseitl - Director, Liveable Cities Lab, Ramböll
• Gail Vittori and Pliny Fisk - Co-Directors, Center for Maximum Potential Building Systems
• Jessica Finn Coven - Director, Seattle Office of Sustainability and Environment

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NotesThis event is part of the Urban Innovations Speaker Series, a partnership between the City of Seattle's Office of Planning and Community Development, KUOW, CollinsWoerman and the Library.

Library events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.
Recorded for PodcastThis event will be recorded for future podcast.
Contact Info*Central Library 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian
Room CapacitySpace is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.
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