The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission

on Thursday, October 6, 2011 |
 
Climate, Changed:
Extreme weather and the need to take action
Intense weather events have hit Southeastern Pennsylvania hard this year. Will this be our new normal? What does climate science tell us about the frequency, intensity and cost of storms? How can individuals and communities lessen the worst impacts in the future?
Topics:
  • Climate science communication
  • Strategies for the near and long term
  • Energy policy
  • Philadelphia plans

Presenters:
  • Heidi Cullen, vice president for external communications, Climate Central
  • Dr. Howard Kunreuther, James G. Dinan professor; professor of decision sciences & public policy and co-director, Risk Management and Decision Processes Center at Wharton
  • Katherine Gajewski, director of sustainability,
    City of Philadelphia
  • Jan Jarrett, president and CEO, PennFuture
When, where and more:
Wednesday, November 9, 2011
 Registration, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. 
 Program, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Franklin Institute
  222 N. 20th Street
FREE for PennFuture members, $10 for the general public and $5 for seniors and students.
Space is limited to hear from world-renowned experts. Register online or by calling 215-545-9691.
Other details:
Parking is available on the street and for $6 in the Franklin Institute garage.
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