On Tuesday, October 9th at 6:30 pm, the Center for Environment & Society will host a screening of Tidewater in the Norman James Theatre in William Smith Hall on the Washington College Campus.
This event is FREE and open to the public. There will be popcorn and refreshments.
The Hampton Roads area of Virginia is relatively unknown nationwide, but it is the region whose vulnerability to sea level rise most affects military readiness and our overall national security.
With 14 military installations spread across 17 local jurisdictions, it is our highest concentration of military assets in the country, where 1 in 6 residents are associated with our nation’s defense.
Their homes, schools, hospitals, and families are increasingly struggling to keep up with the effects of rising waters, and the military and all the surrounding municipalities are working towards solutions in the name of strengthening national security and enhancing economic prosperity.