Professor Elizabeth Deakin will speak with the Climate Change and Health IdeaLab (CHIL) about the community and environmental impacts of California’s High Speed Rail.
Deakin’s research focuses on transportation and land use policy and the environmental impacts of transportation. She is a Professor of City and Regional Planning at Berkeley, and formerly served as Director of the UC Transportation Research Center for ten years, as well as co-director of the UC Berkeley Global Metropolitan Studies Initiative from 2005-2008. She has published over 200 articles, book chapters, and reports on topics ranging from environmental justice to transportation pricing to development exactions and impact fees. She currently is carrying out a series of studies on urban development and transportation in China, Latin America, and India as well as in California.
RSVP: Lunch will be served, please RSVP to secure your spot.
More About CHIL: The Climate Change and Health IdeaLab provides a forum for interested students, faculty, staff, and community members to discuss and collaborate at the intersections of climate change and public health: this includes mitigation and adaptation decisions, policy options, equity concerns, health-related approaches to climate change studies, climate-related approaches to health studies, and more