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Conference At UAlbany Examines Extreme Weather Preparation, Response

University at Albany

A three-day conference is underway at the University at Albany on how higher education can help in the preparation, response and recovery from events caused by climate change and extreme weather. RISE 2019, organized by the State and City Universities of New York, includes 90 institutions of higher education along with community leaders and government officials. 

Dr. Eric Stern, a professor in the University at Albany’s College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity and a member of the conference’s steering committee, spoke with WAMC’s Brian Shields.

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