Do You Have Questions About Preparing for Climate Change and Extreme Weather in New York City?
Get answers at THE CITY’s Open Newsroom at the Queens Public Library.
On Thursday, August 3 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Join THE CITY and the research team Melting Metropolis on the main floor of the Queens Public Library’s central branch to share your stories of how heat, flooding and other climate change issues have impacted your life. In addition, a panel of experts will be there for a conversation on resiliency and climate justice, and to answer all of your questions about climate change and extreme weather. Our panelists include Gloria Boyce-Charles, vice-chair of the Eastern Queens Alliance; Sonal Jessel, Director of Policy at WE ACT for Environmental Justice and Samantha Maldonado; THE CITY’s climate reporter and Kara Schlichting, historian of urban and environmental studies at Queens College.
Can’t make it in person? Email your questions to email@example.com with “CLIMATE” in the subject line and we’ll send answers. You can also share your stories and photos with the team here.
The Queens Public Library’s central branch is located at 89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica, NY 11432 and is wheelchair accessible.