Shifting climate patterns around the world have led to unpredictable and severe weather events, exemplified by record-breaking temperatures and havoc-wreaking storms, such as Superstorm Sandy. The greater Chicago region has experienced its share of variable weather, including drought conditions for most of 2012, drastically reduced water levels in Lake Michigan and, most recently, a winter with unmatched high temperatures and no snow for a record-setting 335 days.
Climate uncertainty not only affects our day-to-day activities, but also our region’s underpinnings – the physical and social infrastructure we rely upon to provide us with electricity, clean water, security, and transportation. At this roundtable, MPC will jump start an overdue regional discussion about how companies, communities and public agencies are working together to create, monitor and continually adapt systems to anticipate and respond to our changing world.
J. Tyler Anthony, Senior Vice President of Distribution Operations, ComEd Stephen Konya, Chief of Staff, Ill. Dept. of Public Health Sybil Derrible, Assistant Professor, Civil and Materials Engineering, University of Illinois—Chicago
Registration is $30, or $15 for current MPC donors. Lunch is included; you may request vegetarian, vegan or gluten free when you register.
This event is sponsored by ComEd.
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