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Where do frontline organizations in the San Francisco Bay Area go for actionable information in the face of increasing climate threats, particularly sea level rise? They call Derek Ouyang and the Stanford Future Bay Initiative.
Rising Seas, Rising Inequity?
Communities at Risk in the San Francisco Bay Area
and Implications for Adaptation Policy
Speaker: Derek Ouyang,
Lecturer in Stanford’s Future Bay Initiative, and
Executive Director of City Systems
Tuesday, November 2, 2021
6:00pm to 7:00pm Pacific Time
Online via Zoom (details below)
- Rising Seas, Rising Inequity? Communities at Risk in the San Francisco Bay Area and Implications for Adaptation Policy
About the Topic
The Stanford Future Bay Initiative works with local governments and community-based organizations to shape a more sustainable, resilient, and equitable future in the San Francisco Bay Area. A major multi-year project has been the development of actionable intelligence for frontline organizations in the face of increasing climate threats, particularly sea level rise. Derek Ouyang will share detailed insights on this research-education-practice partnership, including the scientific methods and findings of a recent publication in Earth’s Future, but also the practical lessons learned on how to build long-term community relationships, and how students can best prepare for public impact careers.
About the Speaker
Derek, age 29, graduated from Stanford University in 2013 with dual Bachelor’s in Civil and Environmental Engineering and Architectural Design, and in 2015 with a Master’s in Structural Engineering and Geomechanics. He was project manager of Stanford’s first-ever entry to the U.S. DOE’s 2013 Solar Decathlon and has been featured as an up-and-coming designer in the Los Angeles Times, in Home Energy magazine’s “30 under 30”, at TEDxStanford, and at Stanford+Connects NY and Seattle. He is a Lecturer in Stanford’s Future Bay Initiative and Executive Director of City Systems.
- Rising Seas, Rising Inequity? Communities at Risk in the San Francisco Bay Area and Implications for Adaptation Policy, by Derek Ouyang, et al, July 2021 in Earth’s Future, Volume 9, Issue 7, a publication of the AGU, American Geophysical Union.
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