The Cost of an Urban Climate Crisis: A #BHeard Town Hall


While the global community debates climate change at the United Nations Conference in Paris, Brooklyn discusses how we can better arm our community for an unpredictable future.

Hear stories from local activists and journalists, challenge our local politicians, and start a new chapter for Brooklynites championing urban environmental activism.

Panelists included:
Solly Granatstein, Producer of Showtime’s Years of Living Dangerously
Ken Gould, Director of the Urban Sustainability Program at Brooklyn College
Cecil D. Corbin-Mark, Deputy Director of Policy Initiatives at WE ACT for Environmental Justice
Adam Sobel, Columbia University Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences and author of Storm Surge
Elizabeth Yeampierre, Executive Director at UPROSE
Mark Treyger, City Council Member, (D) District 47

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