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Climate Roundtable w/ the UK and the City of Glasgow in Advance of COP26 (By Invitation)
October 21, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Wildfire, floods, extreme heat — the effects of climate change are disrupting our lives amid a pandemic and we must take aggressively action. In November 2021, the City of Glasgow will host the 26th UN Climate Change Conference (COP26). This session will activate MetroLab members as cities and universities collaborate on net zero planning and carbon reduction, and contribute to the global effort to address climate change. The session will feature representatives from the City of Glasgow and University of Glasgow leading COP26 efforts locally. We will be asking MetroLab members engaged in carbon reduction and climate-related projects to share lessons and plan for the future.
This roundtable is for MetroLab members only. Members will receive an invitation via email. To request another invitation, send us an email.
PAUL RENNIEHead of the Global Economy Group
British Embassy in the United States
DUNCAN BOOKERChief Resilience Officer
Glasgow City Council
DES MCNULTYDeputy Director
JACQUELINE ASHMOREExecutive Director
Institute for Sustainable Energy, Boston University
GRANT ERVINChief Resilience Officer
City of Pittsburgh
NICHOLE HEFTYDeputy Resilience Officer
Miami-Dade Dept. of Regulatory and Economic Resources
DR. S ATIYA MARTINCEO & Founder
All Aces, Inc.
ISABEL RIVERA-COLLAZOAssistant Professor on Biological, Ecological and Human Adaptations to Climate Change
UC San Diego
CONSTANTINE SAMARASAssociate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Carnegie Mellon University
TIFFANY TROXLERAssociate Director of Science
Sea Level Solutions Center, Florida International University