Science Pub - Building Resilience to Heatwaves in a Changing Climate

 
Featured Researcher:

 

Mike Allen, Ph. D.
Assistant Professor
Political Science & Geography

 
 
 
June 18, 2019
6:30 - Networking
7:00 p.m. - Program

Oozlefinch Craft Brewery
81 Patch Road
Fort Monroe, VA

 

Join us for a conversation with Dr. Mike Allen who will discuss the intersectionality of extreme heat and considers how
Hampton Roads may build heat-health resilience while also addressing flooding concerns
and improving overall wellbeing of our community in the context of a changing climate.

Over recent decades, vulnerability to heat has decreased in the United States, yet challenges remain as it relates to environmental justice,
occupational health, and planning for future urban environments. 

Projected increases to heatwave frequency, intensity, and duration have significant ramifications for human health
.

 

Science Pubs ODU is an opportunity for the community to engage with ODU researchers in an informal setting. Join us for a lively and engaging discussion; a curious mind is all that's needed!

 

This special series is supported by WHRO’s Sinking Cities initiative. Sinking Cities is produced in conjunction with Peril and Promise, a WNET initiative telling stories of climate change.

 

The first 20 guests to arrive will receive a beverage ticket.

 

 

Please RSVP by June 17th.  


If you have questions about this program please contact Daniel Campbell in the Office of Research at dcampbel@odu.edu.

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