Past Event

Rising Seas, Rising Costs

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Tue, Feb 11 2014 - 6:00pm

Rising Seas, Rising Costs

Laura Tam, Sustainable Development Policy Director, SPUR
Larry Goldzband, Executive Director, San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (invited)
Alicia Aguirre, Former Mayor, Redwood City; Member, Metropolitan Transportation Commission
E. Julian Potter, Chief of Staff, San Francisco International Airport

Swelling sea levels used to be a concern associated with future generations and faraway lands. Then Superstorm Sandy poured the Atlantic Ocean into the New York subway. Cities and states are beginning to realize they need to start planning and paying now for tides heading their way. Join us for a conversation about the costs of protecting San Francisco’s way of life in a world increasingly defined by climate disruption.