National Building Museum

Talk and Book Signing: Rising Tides

Tuesday, October 3, 2017
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

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Rising Tides sounds an urgent wake up call to the growing crisis of climate refugees, and offers an essential, continent-by-continent look at these dangers.  The crisis is everywhere and it is imminent. 

Detailing a number of solutions, John R. Wennersten and Denise Robbins argue that no nation can tackle this universal problem alone.  The crisis of climate refugees requires global, concerted solutions beyond the strategic, fiscal, and legal capability of a single country or agency. 

The authors cite the Dust Bowl, Hurricane Katrina, and Superstorm Sandy as domestic occurrences of such displacement of citizenry which presents the question - how can we plan and design for the increasing episodes of disaster?  A book signing follows the talk.

Rising Tides is available for purchase in the museum shop or on our website.

$12 Member | $10 Student | $20 Non-member

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