The Center for Social Development at Brown School, in collaboration with the National University of Singapore and the University of Tennessee, is hosting a symposium “People and Climate Change: Vulnerability, Adaptation, Social Justice” on November 18, 2016 in St. Louis, Missouri.
The symposium focuses on the human impacts of climate change, the social responses necessary for transformational solutions, and the policy implications of such solutions.
Key speakers include experts on flooding, drought, heat, urbanization, adaptation, and indigenous health. Research from the United States, Latin America, Southeast Asia and other parts of the world is represented.
A key event of the symposium is a graduate student poster session. Graduate students are invited to submit abstracts for the poster session.
Faculty and students are also encouraged to participate in the symposium. The event is free, but pre-registration is required.
Event Sponsors: Center of Social Development at the George Warren Brown School of Social Work, the National University of Singapore, and the University of Tennessee