Lecture: Making Houston a Resilient City: Flooding, Carbon and Food

This lecture will focus on the challenges and opportunities that lie before Houston, a key city in the global response to changing weather patterns, emerging economies and changing consumer preferences and needs. The future of Houston as a serious competitor in the global marketplace lies in many of the choices that will be made in the next few years. Are we ready to take our place as a truly world-class city, showing the way for the world, or will we be left behind?

Tickets ($18) at: www.urbanharvest.org

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Speaker: Jim Blackburn
Speaker Jim Blackburn
Jim Blackburn is a Professor in the Practice in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at Rice University, co-director of Rice University’s Severe Storm (SSPEED) Center and a Faculty Scholar at Rice’s Baker Institute. He is both an environmental lawyer and planner and has written two books about the Texas ...

Jim Blackburn is a Professor in the Practice in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at Rice University, co-director of Rice University’s Severe Storm (SSPEED) Center and a Faculty Scholar at Rice’s Baker Institute. He is both an environmental lawyer and planner and has written two books about the Texas coast with the most recent – A Texan Plan for the Texas Coast – just released in October 2017 by Texas A&M Press.

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Organizer Presented by Urban Harvest in conjunction with the Houston Museum of Natural Science

When?

Tue, Feb. 27, 2018
6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
(GMT-0600) US/Central

Where?

Houston Museum of Natural Science
5555 Hermann Park Dr.
Houston, Texas 77030