Synopsis: Hear what’s at stake and the steps that leaders are taking to reduce emissions and shift to cleaner transportation alternatives.
Start Time: Tuesday, December 3, 2019 5:30 PM
End Time: Tuesday, December 3, 2019 7:00 PM
Location: Civic Square & Parking Deck
Address: 33 Livingston Avenue
Campus: Off Campus
Room: Gov. James J. Florio Special Events Forum
City, State, Country: New Brunswick, NJ US
Fee: N/A
Speaker: Vicki Arroyo, Executive Director of the Georgetown Climate Center
Sponsor: Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center, Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy
Category: Talk, Lecture, Seminar
Web Site: http://go.rutgers.edu/mwusqzbd
Contact Name: Karyn Olsen
Contact Email: karyno@rutgers.edu
Contact Phone: (848) 932-2814
Additional Information: Lecture will begin at 5:30 p.m. Guests are invited to attend a reception beginning at 5:00 p.m. Climate change is already affecting our region, the U.S., and the planet, bringing risks to public health and safety as well as to our infrastructure and communities. The transportation sector is now the leading source of greenhouse gas emissions, and is also quite vulnerable to the impacts of a changing climate. Hear what’s at stake and the steps that leaders in states and communities are taking to reduce emissions and shift to cleaner transportation alternatives while preparing for climate change impacts, including heat waves, intense storms, and rising seas.