Climate change, Harvard Worldwide Week event

Date: 

Monday, October 4, 2021, 8:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

Online

The city of Athens and the Acropolis

Full title:

Coping with Extreme Heat: Urban Preparedness for Social and Physical Resilience

Open to:

All (Registration is required)

Language:

English

Speakers:

Amy Chester (Managing Director, Rebuild By Design), Eleni Myrivili (Senior Advisor for Resilience and Sustainability, City of Athens), and Nicolas Prevelakis (Harvard, CHS, CES) as moderator

Synopsis:

The heatwaves and wildfires across Europe and the United States are sobering reminders of the effects of climate change. Cities in Europe are expected to be severely impacted. This discussion will explore ways in which local governments are creating collaborative solutions to address physical and social resilience in the face of extreme heat, with a particular focus on Athens.

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