Smart growth solutions for climate resilience
Learning Areas:Other professions or practice related to public health
Explain how community design affects disaster preparedness and resilience. Describe tools, resources, and models that can help communities plan for more resilient, smart growth development. Demonstrate health, environmental, and economic cobenefits of resilient community design.
Keyword(s): Community Planning, Climate Change
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have worked on smart growth issues for nearly 15 years, performing research, creating publications, and providing direct technical assistance to communities on a variety of topics including climate resilience. I served for two years as the co-chair of the Communities Adaptation Workgroup of the Interagency Climate Change Adaptation Task Force and contributed to a technical input document for the Urban Systems, Infrastructure, and Vulnerability chapter of the 2013 National Climate Assessment.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.