David Righter

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David Righter

MSc with Stephanie Chang, 2021
Environmental Planner, state of Massachusetts

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David graduated from IRES in May 2021, where he studied climate change adaptation and hazard risk reduction. His master’s research focused on the implementation of Municipal Climate Change Action Plans in coastal communities of Nova Scotia. While at IRES, David worked as a Research Assistant on the Resilient-C Project with Dr. Stephanie Chang and also held a Work Learn position as an Environmental Impact Specialist for UBC’s Green Labs Program. David now works as an Environmental Planner in his home state of Massachusetts, where he supports municipal efforts on climate change adaptation, mitigation, and resilience.

Last updated January 2022