21st Century Communities: Climate Change, Resilience, and Reinsurance
THE COMMITTEE ON BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS will meet in OPEN SESSION, HYBRID FORMAT to conduct a hearing entitled, “21st Century Communities: Climate Change, Resilience, and Reinsurance.” The witnesses will be: Dr. Abdollah Shafieezadeh, Lichtenstein Endowed Professor of Civil, Environmental and Geodetic Engineering and Director of the Risk Assessment and Management of Structural and Infrastructure Systems Lab, The Ohio State University; Dr. Rachel Cleetus, Policy Director, Union of Concerned Scientists; Mr. Frank Nutter, President, Reinsurance Association of America; Dr. Roger Pielke, Jr., Professor, Environmental Studies, University of Colorado; and Mr. Jerry Theodorou, Director, Finance, Insurance and Trade, R Street Institute.
Pursuant to guidance from the CDC and OAP, Senate office buildings are not open to the public other than official business visitors and credentialed press at this time. Accordingly, in-person visitors cannot be accommodated at this briefing. We encourage the public to utilize the Committee’s livestream of the hearing, available on the website at http://www.banking.senate.gov.
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- Chairman Sherrod Brown (D - OH)
- Ranking Member Patrick J. Toomey (R - PA)
Lichtenstein Endowed Professor of Civil, Environmental and Geodetic Engineering and Director of the Risk Assessment and Management of Structural and Infrastructure Systems LabThe Ohio State University
Policy DirectorUnion of Concerned Scientists
PresidentReinsurance Association of America
Professor of Environmental StudiesUniversity of Colorado
Director of Finance, Insurance, and TradeR Street Institute