Gail Krantzberg, McMaster University - Great Lakes Opportunity for Regeneration

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Gail Krantzberg, McMaster University - Great Lakes Opportunity for Regeneration

  1. 1. Dr. Gail Krantzberg, Director Centre for Engineering and Public Policy, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario [email_address] Great Lakes Opportunities for Regeneration
  2. 3. $Billions Needed Can new regenerative design lead to public policies surrounding sewage runoff?
  3. 4. More cars traveling longer distances design more livable cities CAR HABITAT
  4. 5. Adaptation to climate change. How to regenerate the natural and built form?
  5. 6. The Real and Present Opportunity
  6. 7. Mission of the Master’s Program through EPP <ul><li>A nexus for excellence in public policy formulation based on the human influence on technological, social and ecological systems. </li></ul><ul><li>Understand and train practitioners in regeneration for a sustainable future and livable communities </li></ul>
  7. 8. Regeneration Considerations <ul><li>Private interest </li></ul><ul><li>Public interest </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Widely shared values & ideas, & interests </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>overcome some elements of self-interest </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Politics: clash of opposing visions of which shared values, ideas, and collective interests should define policy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Including the appropriate role of government </li></ul></ul>
  8. 9. Ripeness to Trigger Action <ul><li>A triggering mechanism identifies and clarifies emerging issues. </li></ul><ul><li>Such issues tend to remain hidden from view, until their momentum builds behind more observable daily events. </li></ul><ul><li>Triggering mechanisms become important to the political process when they draw the attention of the public and public policy-makers. </li></ul><ul><li>Regenerating liveable communities, the time is ripe </li></ul>
  9. 10. Leadership Institute for Ecology and the Economy | 555 5th Street, Suite 300A | Santa Rosa, CA 95401 AMD Centre for Engineering and Public Policy is in support of this mission
  10. 11. Thanks for Making the Lakes Great Questions?

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