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Sustaining Tennessee in the Face of Climate Change: Karl Dean

Sep. 18, 2012, 12:19 PM

Watch video of Nashville Mayor, Karl Dean, providing opening remarks at the report release event. He provided insight as to what Nashville is doing to prepare for the future including the sustainable efforts in response to the May 2010 Flood, such as development of the Flood Preparedness and Prevention Plan, buyout of homes and lands in the floodplain to provide greenspace and buffer zones, and other activities.

The report, commissioned by the Sustainable Tennessee Organization and titled Sustaining Tennessee in the Face of Climate Change: Grand Challenges and Great Opportunities, was presented at Vanderbilt Sept. 11. The event was hosted by the Vanderbilt Institute for Energy and Environment.