Future Challenges: Dealing with Disasters

Enrique Silva, a Metropolitan College assistant professor of urban affairs and city planning, [...]Anuradha Mukherji, a MET lecturer, and Pablo Suarez (GRS’05), a visiting scholar at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future and a guest scholar at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, discuss disasters in light of the recent earthquakes in Haiti and Chile. Issues brought up include viewing disasters as a question of economic development, environmental protection and social justice, disaster management and planning, the role of media in reporting disasters, and the need to make use of local knowledge.

Hosted by the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future on March 30, 2010.

Tags: pardee center, climate, adil najam, environment, haiti, enrique silva, economic development, pardee seminar, pablo suarez, anuradha mukherji, disaster, chile, social justice, disaster management, iiasa, urban affairs, city planning

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