The Lancet

The Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change   Thu, Dec 22, 2016 1:15 PM - 2:45 PM EST

The Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change is an international, multidisciplinary research collaboration between academic institutions and practitioners across the world.

Announced at COP 22, the ...

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Why Companies Should Care About Biodiversity

Why Companies Should Care About Biodiversity


Framing a New Webinar on Biodiversity and Corporate Sustainability - January 18, 2016 1:15 to 2:45 PM EST

Corporations engage in sustainable practices for reasons beyond creating a positive public image. Sustainability practices can also improve profitability and ...

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Restoring the Carbon Balance

Restoring the Carbon Balance

Arizona State University to Host a Three Webinar Series on "Restoring the Carbon Budget"   December 15, 2016 -1:00 pm to 2:30 pm EST

Restoring the Carbon Budget - Session 1: The Budget Imperative
 The capacity of the Earth's ...

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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


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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