Event Title

Panel: Integrating Environmental Justice in Economics of Resiliency Decisions

Start Date

13-11-2015 1:30 PM

Description

When examining the economic realities of responding to sea level rise and recurrent flooding, relying on a cost-benefit analysis that looks at 'the biggest bang for the buck' may well ignore the interests of disenfranchised, minority, and other socially vulnerable communities. How do we factor environmental justice considerations into economic decisions?

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Nov 13th, 1:30 PM

Panel: Integrating Environmental Justice in Economics of Resiliency Decisions

When examining the economic realities of responding to sea level rise and recurrent flooding, relying on a cost-benefit analysis that looks at 'the biggest bang for the buck' may well ignore the interests of disenfranchised, minority, and other socially vulnerable communities. How do we factor environmental justice considerations into economic decisions?