Niwde Rivera Maldonado

Niwde Rivera Maldonado
B.S, Geology, Undergraduate

Cohort Level: Cohort - IV

Career Goal: After I graduate from geology, I want to continue my studies and do a master's degree in Meteorology. Also, I want to do a P.h.D. in Physical Oceanography.

Expected Graduation Date: May 23, 2022

Degree: B.S Geology

Research Title: Climate Change in Puerto Rico: How is it managed from a public policy perspective?

Research Synopsis: The research consists first, in the analysis of the Climate Change Law of Puerto Rico and its evaluation between: adaptation and mitigation. Also, through several interviews with people within the board that is responsible for ensuring compliance with the law, information will be obtained with context on the implications of this law on the island. As part of the search for information on the subject, the effects that climate change is expected to cause in Puerto Rico are shared, including changes: in temperature, precipitation, extreme events, among others.