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Tuesday, April 18, 2023
As part of Earth Week 2023, Tampa Bay Watch held the Tampa Bay Climate and Sea Level Rise Roundtable on April 18. This public forum shared the latest climate-related information and implications for our community today and in the future. Moderated by Jeff Berardelli, WFLA-TV News Channel 8 Tampa Bay Chief Meteorologist and Climate Specialist, our panel included global and local experts who helped answer questions on climate change and sea-level rise effects that could occur in the Tampa Bay region.
Did you miss the event?  Click here to watch the roundtable.


Panelists and Topics:

Setting the Stage | Peter A. Clark, President and Founder, Tampa Bay Watch

Roundtable Moderator | Jeff Berardelli, WFLA-TV News Channel and Tampa Bay Chief Meteorologist & Climate Specialist

Summary of Global Issues and Consequences | Gary Mitchum, University of South Florida, IPCC Author and National Climate Assessment Reviewer

Regional Planning in the Developed Community | Cara W. Serra, Principal Resiliency Planner, TBRPC Regional Resiliency Coalition

Tampa Bay Estuary Implications | Maya Burke, Assistant Director, Tampa Bay Estuary Program