Rob Verchick - 'The Octopus in the Parking Garage. A Call for Climate Resilience'

February 23, 2024
12:45 PM
Boyd Law Building

The Hubbell Environmental Law Initiative  will welcome to campus author and leading climate law scholar Rob Verchick. Verchick will give a talk on his new book: The Octopus in the Parking Garage: A Call for Climate Resilience which was recently awarded Choice Outstanding Academic Title for 2023.

The talk will explore what climate resilience has looked like throughout history, and what society can do to adapt and thrive, while emphasizing why climate resilience is a necessary step towards climate justice

Food and beverages will be provided for those who register in advance. 

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