Urban Resilience in a Changing Climate
John Berger, Chief Executive Officer, Sunnova Energy Corporation; Gil Quiniones, President & Chief Executive Officer, New York Power Authority (NYPA); Lara Cottingham, Chief Sustainability Officer, City of Houston, Office of Sustainability; Honorable Mayor Naheed Nenshi, Mayor, The City of Calgary; Susan Farrell, Vice President, Energy-Wide Perspectives, IHS Markit. Recent tragic events have focused great attention on building more resilient cities. Climate change will have implications for cities of the future, including protecting against sea level rise, weather-related risks, and fires. What does this mean for future energy infrastructure? What innovative building materials, new construction methods and technologies will lead the way in urban development? What can be learned from recent disasters for future best practices?