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Science for Decision-Making in a Warmer World: 10 Years of the NPCC
Friday, March 15, 2019, 1:00 PM - 7:00 PM EDT
The New York Academy of Sciences, 7 World Trade Center, 250 Greenwich St Fl 40, New York
The New York Academy of Sciences
This half-day Summit will bring together climate scientists with those who use the outcomes of their research, including city planners, industry experts, policymakers, and representatives of non-governmental organizations engaged in climate mitigation efforts. Topics covered will include the latest findings of the New York City Panel on Climate Change (NPCC), and their implications for New York City and other cities seeking to identify and mitigate the impacts of a changing climate. Building on the experience of the NPCC, our speakers and panelists will present examples of how research findings have been translated into resiliency policies that are shaping the future of the City, and go on to explore the larger role of cities, the private sector, and other key stakeholders in tackling this complex issue.
This event marks the 10-year anniversary of a successful partnership between the NPCC, the city of New York, and the New York Academy of Sciences. Established in 2008, the NPCC has pushed new boundaries of urban climate science, enabling New York City to set an example for all cities of how science-stakeholder partnerships can achieve science-based responses to climate change challenges. The recommendations of the NPCC—all published in special issues of the Academy’s scholarly journal Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences—have been incorporated into tangible resilience policies that are helping the City to rebuild after Hurricane Sandy, and to withstand the impacts of a changing climate in the decades to come.
The half-day Summit will be followed by a Networking Reception and Award Ceremony celebrating the 10th Anniversary of this groundbreaking partnership.
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Chief Climate Policy Advisor and OneNYC Director, NYC Office of the Mayor
Head of Adaptation Implementation, C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group
Director, The Earth Institute
Principal, Sive, Paget & Riesel
Deputy Commissioner for NYC Sustainability and Resiliency, NYS DEC
Principal and Chief Development Officer, The Durst Organization
Director of the Resilience Accelerator, 100 Resilient Cities
Sustainable Development Advisor, Executive Office of the UN Secretary General
Visiting Fellow, American Meteorological Society
Professor of Geosciences and International Affairs, Princeton University
Managing Director for Integrated Water Management, NYCDEP
Director of Product, Jupiter Intelligence
Director of Waterfront and Open Space Planning, NYC Department of City Planning
Deputy Director for Infrastructure and Energy, NYC Mayor's Office of Recovery and Resiliency
Director of the NYC Mayor's Office of Recovery and Resilency
Special Advisor on Science & Innovation to the Global Covenant of Mayors
NPCC3 Project Team
Hudson River Foundation
March 15, 2019
Introductory remarks and release of NPCC3 Report
Keynote: Preparing for Climate Change: NPCC and Its Role in New York City
Panel: NPCC and its Role in New York City
How are NPCC findings used in developing resiliency in New York City?
Panel: Latest Findings from the New York City Panel on Climate Change
What types of information are the most useful?
Networking Break and Poster Session
Keynote: Role of Cities in Achieving Progress
Panel: City Stakeholders and Beyond
How can knowledge networks and city networks improve interactions to achieve climate change solutions?
Networking Reception and Awards