Paying for It: Estimating and Responding to the Costs of Climate Inaction
Policymakers and researchers are working to better understand how climate change will affect key sectors of the economy, how we can best adapt to these impacts, and how to communicate the economic urgency of the crisis. At the Institute for Policy Integrity’s annual conference, experts and policymakers from around the country will discuss how we can better estimate, prepare for, and communicate the high cost of inaction.
Speakers will include:
Policy Director, Climate and Energy Program, Union of Concerned Scientists
Global Head of Sustainable Investing, BlackRock | Former Senior Advisor to President Obama for Climate and Energy Policy
Deputy Director, Infrastructure and Energy, New York City Mayor’s Office of Resiliency and Mayor’s Office of Sustainability
Executive Director, Louisiana Office of Community Development
Chief Emergency Management Officer, One Concern | Former Administrator, FEMA
Director, California Governor’s Office of Planning and Research
Research Fellow, Hoover Institute | Former Senior Director of Resilience Policy, National Security Council
Director, Climate Risk Initiative at UC Berkeley’s Center for Law, Energy, and the Environment | Former California Insurance Commissioner
New York State Senator, 9th District
Julian Brave NoiseCat
Director of Green New Deal Strategy, Data for Progress
Professor of Climate and Energy Politics, UC Santa Barbara
Additional speakers and panel information will be announced soon.