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Climate Change and Coastal Cities

April 23, 2020 | 2:55 p.m. - 3:35 p.m.

Political and business leaders join scientists in a discussion of how we are restoring and building resiliency and sustainability into our port cities, where most of our people live and the majority of our economy is based.
Bill Weir, Moderator – CNN Anchor & Chief Climate Correspondent
Thad Allen – Commandant, United States Coast Guard; Former Director Federal Response to Hurricane Katrina
Libby Schaaf – Mayor, Oakland California
Emily Pidgeon – Vice President of Ocean Science and Innovation, Conservation International
Gregory M. Ruiz – Director of Marine Invasions Research, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
Phil Ryan – Chairman, Swiss Re Americas
Anson “Tuck” Hines, Organizer – Director, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

Speakers

Admiral Thad W. Allen

Admiral Thad W. Allen

U.S. Coast Guard (retired)

Anson "Tuck" Hines

Anson "Tuck" Hines

Director, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

Emily Pidgeon

Emily Pidgeon

Vice President of Ocean Science and Innovation, Conservation International

Gregory M. Ruiz

Gregory M. Ruiz

Director of Marine Invasions Research, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

Philip K. Ryan

Philip K. Ryan

Member, Board of Directors, Swiss Re Ltd.

Libby Schaaf

Libby Schaaf

Mayor, Oakland California

Bill Weir

Bill Weir

CNN Anchor & Chief Climate Correspondent

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