June 7th – Join us for the Economist Events’ Sustainability Summit in Austin

June 7th - Join us for the Economist Events’ Sustainability Summit in Austin





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The race for business to take the lead for global sustainability efforts is on. What does business leadership on sustainability look like in a profit-driven industry? How can ...

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Webinar: Ending Energy Poverty

Webinar: Ending Energy Poverty





MAY 30 @ 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM ET at http://bit.ly/2pXBSmD

Global electrification reached 85.3% in 2014, however, over 1 billion people still do not have electricity and more than 2.7 billion people are without clean ...

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Climate Changes Health: Community Design and Transportation

Climate Changes Health: Community Design and Transportation

http://bit.ly/2pjzhQQ  1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT  - April 28, 2017

Learn how climate change strategies can improve community design and transportation practices. Presenters will discuss approaches to support healthy, equitable communities. This is the third webinar supporting the American ...

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Restoring the Carbon Balance- Session 3: Policies and Financing

Restoring the Carbon Balance- Session 3: Policies and Financing





Thu, May 11, 2017 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM EDT - REGISTER AT http://bit.ly/2mUwNXJ   The webinar series, Restoring the Carbon Balance, SSF is producing with LightWorks at Arizona State University, is about taking research steps now to have ...

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Biophillic Cities, Integrating Nature into Urban Design and Planning

Biophillic Cities, Integrating Nature into Urban Design and Planning



May 9, 2017 at 1:15 PM to 2:45 PM

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The "greening" of cities can focus on everything except nature, emphasizing such elements as public transit, renewable energy production, and energy efficient building systems. While these ...

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What is the Island Press Urban Resilience Project?

What is the Island Press Urban Resilience Project?


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In 2013 Island Press launched the Urban Resilience Project (URP) with support from The Kresge Foundation and The JPB Foundation. The project is working to imagine and inspire the sustainable, equitable, resilient cities of the future. URP brings  together ...

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Chronology of Military and Intelligence Concerns About Climate Change

Chronology of Military and Intelligence Concerns About Climate Change

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As we look toward a new Administration in the United States, and the path forward on addressing the myriad threats in a rapidly-changing geostrategic landscape, it’s worth having a clearer understanding of how ...

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Welcome to the Security and Sustainability Forum

The Security and Sustainability Forum (SSF) is a public interest organization that produces learning events about climate security, which we define as the threats to society from a changing  climate and related disruptions to natural systems.  Our main products are free webinars that convene global experts on food and water security, public health, economic vitality, infrastructure, governance and other impacts that must be solved in meeting climate security challenges.

SSF also produces Security and Sustainability Radio, a live online radio show interviewing global climate security experts, in which the audience can call in to speak with the guests.     More about SSF.

Edward Saltzberg

Managing Director

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The National Climate Assessment

SSF and Second Nature have co-produced three webinars on the National Climate Assessment.  Join SSF for free access to the recorded videos.

 
Climate change is affecting human health, infrastructure, water resources, agriculture, energy, the natural environment and other sectors. There is mounting evidence that the costs to the nation of climate change impacts are high and will increase in the future. Check out the findings and join us for the webinar series to learn more nca observed temp change

Key Finding #11

Planning for adaptation (to address and prepare for impacts) and mitigation (to reduce emissions) activities is increasing, but progress with implementation is limited.

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nca drought graphic  A recent MIT/ ICLEI survey found 74% of U.S. cities have perceived changes in the climate, 59% of US cities are currently pursuing adaptation planning, with 13% having completed vulnerability assessments, read more about sustainable city planning


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