Dr. Douglas receives Norman B. Leventhal Award

Dr. Douglas and her colleague Dr. Paul Kirshen will be recognized for their contributions to Boston climate resiliency at the October 4, 2016 Norman B. Leventhal Excellence in City Building Awards.  Dr. Douglas and Dr. Kirshen are members of the Advisory Group to Climate Ready Boston, an initiative which seeks to develop resilient solutions to help prepare Boston for climate change.   The three components of the Climate Ready Boston initiative are to 1) use existing research to project future climate impacts in the Boston region; 2) assess how climate change could impact Boston’s buildings, infrastructure, environment, and residents; and 3) develop lasting resilient solutions and a potential roadmap to address major vulnerabilities.

 

 

 

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