Seattle Climate Preparedness Strategy

Project Title

City of Seattle Climate Impacts Preparedness Strategy

Project Overview

CIG is partnering with GGLO Landscape Architects and SvR Design to assist efforts by the City of Seattle Office of Sustainability and the Environment to develop a comprehensive climate change preparedness strategy for the City of Seattle.

The preparedness strategy will include a high level assessment of the vulnerabilities of city assets and services and priority actions for enhancing resilience. Departments included in the strategy include Land Use & Buildings, Parks & Natural Systems, Health & Human Services, and Transportation. Ongoing climate preparedness work by Seattle City Light and Seattle Public Utilities will also be included. Equity will be a key are of focus in all aspects of the strategy’s development.

Key Personnel

* Indicates CIG Personnel or CIG Affiliate(s)

  • Lara Whitely Binder, University of Washington*
  • Amy Snover (Principal Investigator), University of Washington*

Key Collaborators

GGLO, SvR Design, City of Seattle Office of Sustainability and the Environment

Funding

City of Seattle Office of Sustainability and the Environment

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