Ocean Elders – Apr 15, 2021
John is a sea level rise and climate change expert. As the founder of the non-profit, Rising Seas Institute, he works with scientists and professionals in the ‘built environment” – engineers, architects, and urban planners developing innovative sea level rise adaptation guidelines and solutions. His book High Tide on Main Street: Rising Sea Level and the Coming Coastal Crisis explains the science, the impending devastating economic effects, and the opportunity to design for a more resilient future. John is a Research Fellow at the Institute of Marine Sciences – UC Santa Cruz; a Fellow of the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST), and a Fellow of the Explorers Club.