Press call: Houston Environmental Justice Leader, NOAA Scientist, and Public Health Expert Discuss Harvey’s Impact

Climate Nexus

Climate Nexus hosted a tele-briefing at 1pm EST on August 31 with an expert panel to examine and unpack the impacts of the storm so far.


  • Dr. Jim Kossin, Atmospheric Research Scientist with NOAA
  • Dr. Robert Bullard, Distinguished Professor of Urban Planning, Environmental Policy and Administration of Justice at Texas Southern University; recently evacuated from Houston
  • Dr. Barbara Sattler, Professor of Public Health at the University of San Francisco; was involved in first response efforts after Hurricane Katrina
  • Dr. Georges Benjamin, Executive Director of the American Public Health Association