1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia PA 19103
Join us for a Town Square with Drexel Professor Scott Knowles, an expert on urban disasters.
Extreme storms, increased flooding, deadly heat waves, sea level rise. Climate change is happening now, and it is affecting our own neighborhoods. Join us for an Academy Town Square about what Philadelphia and the region are doing — or should be doing — to address this critical issue. Drexel University Professor Scott Knowles, an expert on urban disasters, will lead the discussion among city and regional officials and scientists. They will provide insight into how we can prepare for climate changes ahead.
Free with registration. Click here to register.
- Scott Knowles, PhD, Head, Department of History, Drexel University, and urban disaster expert
- Saleem Chapman, Deputy Director of Sustainability, City of Philadelphia
- Howard C. Kunreuther, PhD, James G. Dinan Professor, Operations and Information Management Professor, Decision Sciences and Business Economics and Public Policy Co-Director, Risk Management and Decision Processes Center, The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania
- Nathaniel Popkin, Author, Editor, Historian, Co-author: Philadelphia: Finding the Hidden City
- Mira S. Olson, PhD, Associate Professor, Civil Architectural, and Environmental Engineering, Drexel University