Meeting

Adapting to Climate Change

Thursday, November 7, 2019
HANNIBAL HANSCHK/REUTERS
Speakers
Glenn T. Prickett

Founder and Principal, Rock Creek Strategies, LLC; Former Chief External Affairs Officer, Nature Conservancy

Kristin Rechberger

Chief Executive Officer, Dynamic Planet

Presider
Genevieve E. Maricle

Global Strategic Opportunities Manager, World Wildlife Fund

Young Professionals Briefing Series

The effects of climate change, such as higher temperatures, extreme rainfall, and stronger storms, have harmed communities across the globe and will continue to cause significant damage if we fail to prepare for the consequences. In this meeting, panelists discuss climate change adaptation and the solutions being deployed to mitigate its effects. 

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