Past Event

A Lawyer and a Photographer Explore Climate Resilience & its Absence

April 14, 2023
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Sustain What?

A Lawyer and a Photographer Explore Climate Resilience and its Absence


Join longtime climate journalist Andy Revkin of the Columbia Climate School with Loyola University New Orleans environmental law professor and author Rob Verchick and the artist and photographer Virginia Hanusik.

Verchick’s new book, "The Octopus in the Parking Garage" (Columbia University Press) cuts deep behind the overused word resilience to reveal the traits and capacities necessary to live with climate and coastal change.

Hanusik, long based in south Louisiana, explores the interplay of landscape, culture and the built environment in images, writing and presentations.

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Hanusik's work is currently in an exhibition and event series called Periphery, at the MAS Context Reading Room in Chicago:

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Andy Revkin