Hannah Lee on Environmental Engineering and Interdisciplinarity

Hannah LeeTopic: Environmental Engineering, Consilience, Inter-disciplinarity, and Climate Adaptation

Field and Institution: Engineering, Harvard University

Bio: Hannah Lee is a PhD student in the environmental engineering department at Harvard University. A graduate of the Columbia’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS), Hannah was also the second Editor-in-Chief of Consilience: The Journal of Sustainable Development.

Links to Books and Articles mentioned:

  1. (UK Govt: February 2011) Report: “Infrastructure, Engineering and Climate Change Adaptation – ensuring services in an uncertain future” LINK
  2. Red Cross 2010, “World Disaster Report 2010” (Chapter 6: Urbanization and Climate Change Risk) LINK
  3. 2009 UN Habitat Report: “Planning Sustainable Cities” LINK
  4. 2007 Heinz Report: “A Survey of Climate Adaptation Planning” LINK
  5. IPCC Report AR5: Climate Change 2013: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability (released March 2014) LINK. Also upcoming work on a Special Report on Managing the Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation (LINK)
  6. CEQ October 14, 2010 Report: LINK
  7. Munich Re Report on Disasters: LINK

Links to Innovative Cities’ Work:

Hannah’s Top Five Blogs:

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Intro/Outro music: Basspartout, “New Horizons,” AudioJungle.

Interlude: Frank Sinatra “The Girl from Ipanema”