Wednesday, April 3 at 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Ronald Tutor Campus Center (TCC), 227
Los Angeles, CA 90089
Join us for the next talk in our Sustainability Professionals Speaker Series:
Benjamin Preston, RAND Corporation, Director, Community Health and Environmental Policy Program
Title: Climate risk management, opportunities and constraints
Benjamin Preston is director of the Community Health and Environmental Policy Program and a senior policy researcher at the RAND Corporation. Prior to joining RAND, he served as the deputy director of the Climate Change Science Institute at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. While working at ORNL, he engaged in research on vulnerability and resilience of U.S. energy systems to climate variability and change as well as opportunities and constraints associated with climate risk management. In addition, he contributed to national and international scientific assessments including the National Climate Assessmentand the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s Fifth Assessment Report.
Sponsored by the USC Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies, the USC Department of Economics, the USC Center for Sustainability Solutions, and the USC Environmental Studies Program.