School of City and Regional Planning


Our research project’s aim is to analyze climate and social vulnerabilities in the City of Savannah, and to then recommend sustainable solutions for those vulnerabilities.

Our Methods

At the core of this class and project are the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

Check Out our Final Report and Poster

Dr. Jairo Garcia

Class Professor

Elena Oertel

Teaching Assistant


Dr. Mildred McClain

Harambee House

Executive Director

and Local Partners 

Michael MacMiller, Jr.

Partnership for Southern Equity

Student & Youth Organizer 

Nick Deffley

Sustainability Director

City of Savannah 

Dr. Kim Cobb

Director of Global Change Program and ADVANCE Professor

Georgia Tech

Dr. Matt Cox