There is no more urgent issue than climate change, and yet government, corporations, and the public are reluctant to change. While a great deal of research has been devoted to mitigating the effects of climate change through engineering, architecture, land use, etc., very little attention has been paid to psychological factors, money and politics, and infrastructures that impede change.
This conference will examine these infrequently discussed but extremely important issues and the difficult choices that must be made to foster urban resilience in the face of climate change. We aim to make clear what we the public need to do to overcome these obstacles.
Speakers will include experts from social sciences, philosophy, architecture, environmental engineering, city planning, politics, and business. More information is coming soon.
Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 10:30 am to 7:30 pm
John L. Tishman Auditorium (U100), University Center (note new address)
63 Fifth Avenue
Register Online. Public $35 (or $12 per session). Free for all students and New School staff, faculty, and alumni.
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