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EH Gijs van Seventer Seminar Series: Climate Adaptation in Boston

Speaker: Carl Spector, MA, Commissioner of the Environment, City of Boston Seminar Title: Climate Adaptation in Boston Seminar Summary: In December 2016, Mayor Martin Walsh released the report Climate Ready Boston. The City of Boston is now working to implement its recommendations and integrate adaptation with programs for economic development, public health, transportation improvement, and much more. Equally important is coordination with other levels of government and private organizations as well as engagement with the public. Speaker Bio: Carl Spector is Commissioner of the Environment for the City of Boston. He oversees programs related to climate mitigation and adaptation, environmental protection, historic preservation, and other aspects of sustainability. Before joining Boston City Hall in 2005, Carl worked on a wide variety of environmental and energy issues for the federal government and in private industry. He holds degrees in physics and environmental science.

12:45pm on Friday, October 6th 2017

BU Medical School (72 East Concord Street (Building L) Room, 210)

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