Climate LIVE K12: Harnessing the Power of Communities to Fight Flooding and Protect our Waterways


Climate-driven flooding is worsening due to sea level rise and rapidly intensifying storms, with many of the most serious impacts being felt in disadvantaged communities already reeling from decades of underinvestment in water quality and ecosystem health. To protect our most vulnerable communities, government planners must find new ways to respect and center the wisdom that only those communities possess. Can we build the just and equitable partnerships we’ll need to survive climate change?

Presenter: Paul Gallay, Senior Staff Associate and Resilient coastal communities Project Leader, Center for Sustainable Urban Development

Target Audience: Grades 9-12, Undergraduate Students, Educators, the Public


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