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Seminar: Planning for Climate Change in Urban Environments
A+A Auditorium (Rm 2104)
Art + Architecture Building
Hosted by the Urban Climate Working Group, this seminar will provide a general overview of how global climate change will impact urban environments. Discussion topics include the urban heat island effect, decreased air quality due to increased ozone, increased human vulnerability and emerging environmental justice concerns. The Urban Climate Working Group will share some of their on-going research efforts as it pertains to urban planning and design. The session will conclude with an interactive discussion to explore other related efforts, initiatives and projects underway.