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Making Houston a Resilient City: Flooding, Carbon and Food (HMNS)

This lecture will focus on the challenges and opportunities that lie before Houston, a key city in the global response to changing weather patterns, emerging economies and changing consumer preferences and needs. The future of Houston as a serious competitor in the global marketplace lies in many of the choices that will be made in the next few years. Are we ready to take our place as a truly world-class city, showing the way for the world, or will we be left behind?

Venue   Indoor
StartDate   02/27/2018
StartTime   6:30pm
EndDate   02/27/2018
EndTime   8:00pm
Instructors   Jim Blackburn
InstructorsBio   Jim Blackburn is a Professor in the Practice in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at Rice University, co-director of Rice University’s Severe Storm (SSPEED) Center and a Faculty Scholar at Rice’s Baker Institute. He is both an environmental lawyer and planner and has written two books about the Texas coast with the most recent – A Texan Plan for the Texas Coast – just released in October 2017 by Texas A&M Press. He has also co-authored a book of poems and paintings with artist Isabelle Chapman titled Birds: A Book of Verse and Vision.
Location   Museum of Natural Science, Wortham Theatre
Address   5555 Hermann Park Dr., Houston, TX 77030
Directions   There is paid parking ($20 with class ticket) in garage attached to The Museum, or you can park in nearby parking lots or on the street for free.
Red   circles are parking on Hermann Park parking map: http://bit.ly/2jClEdB

Price $18.00

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