Once considered ‘Hell With the Lid Off’, Pittsburgh has come a long way from its days of heavy industry, dirty air, and polluted water and has become a leader in climate action and resilience planning. By completing the OnePGH Resilient Strategy, setting ambition carbon mitigation goals, and making sustainability a priority for future development Pittsburgh has set the path for creating a vibrant future. Pittsburgh plans to thrive in the 21st century as a city of engaged, empowered and coordinated neighbors and knows that it will be resilient when the city is livable for all residents. Pittsburgh has a bold vision that builds upon the recent success and a wealth of community assets, while directly confronting the complex challenges the city continues to face. Come hear from local leaders who are helping Pittsburgh become a more sustainable, resilient city for all.
Presentation by Grant Ervin, Chief Resilience Officer at the City of Pittsburgh. Followed by panel of local experts including representation from the City of Pittsburgh, RAND Corporation, the US Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District, and Sustainable Pittsburgh.