2014 Climate Change Symposium - Presentations

Introductory Remarks

Maria Zuber, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 
Introductory Remarks

Chrys Chryssostomidis, MIT Sea Grant

 
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Judy Pederson, MIT Sea Grant

 
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Nancy Girard, The City of Boston

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Longer Term Lessons from the US National Climate Assessment

Anthony Janetos, Boston University

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Climate Change in the Northeast US: Past, Present, and Future

Cameron Wake, University of New Hampshire

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Improving Storm Surge Risk Communication

Jamie Rhome, NOAA Center for Coastal Studies

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Storm Surge Risk Modeling and Coastal Engineering Adaptations in a Changing Climate

Kirk Bosma, The Woods Hole Group

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FVCOM: A New Model to Forecast Coastal Inundation Driven by Regional-to-Local Scale Changes in Atmospheric and Ocean Forcing due to Climate Change.

Changsheng Chen, UMASS Dartmouth
Robert Beardsley, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute

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National Weather Service Resources for Response to Inland and Coastal High Water Events

David Vallee, Northeast National Weather Service; Robert Thompson, Boston, MA National Weather Service

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Assessing Ways to Protect Shorelines Against Flooding and Erosion by New High-Fidelity Numerical Models

Stefano Brizzolara, MIT Sea Grant and MIT

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New Mapping Tool and Techniques for Visualizing Sea Level Rise and Coastal Flooding Impacts

Kelly Knee, Director of Coastal hazards Services, RPS ASA; Jamie Carter, NOAA Coastal Services Center

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Bridging Science and Action: Using Interactive Scenario Tools with Decision Makers

Travis Franck, MIT Sloan School of Management and Climate Interactive

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Resilient Cities, Resilient Communities: Sustainability for People

John Barros, City of Boston

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Preparing for Climate Change in Cambridge, MA: Using Science and Community Engagement

John Bolduc, Environmental Planner, Cambridge, MA

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Climate Change and Economic Development in Chelsea

John DePriest, Planner and Development, Chelsea, MA

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One Community's Concerns: Sea Level Rise and Chelsea

The Honorable Leo Robinson, Councillor, Chelsea, MA

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Introduction to the National Flood Insurance Program

Richard Zingarelli, Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation

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Floodplains and People in a Climate Changing World

Ivy Frances, FEMA Region I, Boston, MA (invited)

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Reducing Climate Change Risks and Costs

Cynthia McHale, Ceres

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Crafting and Selling a “Whole Community” Approach to Ensuring a Safe and Resilient Future for our Nation

Ed Thomas, Natural Hazard Mitigation Association

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A Perfect Storm: The Collision of Tropical Cyclones, Climate Change and Coastal Population Growth

Jeffrey Donnelly, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute

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Hybrid Edges: A Typology of Coastal Adaptation Strategies

Kristina Hill, University of California Berkeley

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Pro-active Landscapes

Kristian Koreman, ZUS (Zones Urbaines Sensibles)

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Progressive Plant-Focused Bioengineering Strategies to Promote Coastal Adaptation

Seth Wilkinson, Wilkinson Ecological Design

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Challenges with the Built Environment

Michael Benedetto, Skansa

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Climate Adaptation Challenges for Boston’s Water and Sewer Systems

John Sullivan, Boston Water and Sewer

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MassDOT-FHWA Pilot Project-Climate Change and Extreme Weather Vulnerability Assessment and Adaptation Options of the Central Artery

Steven Miller, MA Department of Transportation

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Resiliency - Building for the Future

Marie Jordan, National Grid

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Building A Stronger, More Resilient New York

Daniel Zarrilli, Director, NYC Mayor’s Office of Recovery and Resiliency; Acting Director, NYC Mayor’s Office of Long-Term Planning & Sustainability

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How Boston is Planning for Climate Resiliency

Kairos Shen, Boston Redevelopment Authority

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Preparing Metro Boston’s Water and Sewer Systems for Climate Change

Stephen Estes-Smargiassi, Director of Planning and Sustainability, Massachusetts Water Resources Authority

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City of Portsmouth Coastal Resilience Initiative

Peter Britz, Environmental Planner and Sustainability Coordinator, Portsmouth, NH

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Technology Pathways to Reducing the Carbon Footprint of Our Energy System

Robert Armstrong, MIT Energy Initiative

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The Massachusetts Global Warming Solutions Act

Aisling O'Shea, Global Warming Solutions Manager, Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

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On the Role of Public Health in Climate Adaptation and Mitigation Planning

Patrick Kinney, Columbia University

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Eco-districts: Test Beds for Technology and Infrastructure Innovation and Linking Mitigation and Adaptation Planning

Prof. Joan Fitzgerald, Northeastern University

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Building Resilience, Advancing Solutions: Policy Opportunities and Challenges

Kenneth Kimmell, President, Union of Concerned Scientists

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Massachusetts Leads: Protecting the Environment and Greening Up the Bottom Line

The Honorable Marc Pacheco, Massachusetts Senate, Boston

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Meeting our Environmental Protection Goals in the Face of a Changing Climate: Building Resilience from the Ground Up

Curt Spalding, EPA Region 1 Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency

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Do the Economic Costs of Inaction Motivate Adaptation Action in Coastal Cities?

James Neumann, Industrial Economics

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How Big Should My Village Be? Strategic Partnerships for Increased Climate Adaptation and Mitigation

Margaret Davidson, Director, NOAA Office of Coastal Resource Management

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Enhancing Resilience to Climate-Related Surprises in Coastal Cities

Thomas Wilbanks, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

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