Arizona State University School of Sustainability and The Security and Sustainability Forum announce Partnership Creating Urban Resilience Online Forum

Arizona State University School of Sustainability and The Security and Sustainability Forum announce Partnership Creating Urban Resilience Online Forum



As a part of SSF’s ongoing mission to inform public and private sector decision makers on climate security and sustainability topics through online educational events, the public interest organization has partnered with ASU SOS to present Along the Urban ...

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Growing a City to Meet Current and Future Needs: What Led to the Urban Resilience Movement

Growing a City to Meet Current and Future Needs: What Led to the Urban Resilience Movement



Fri, Apr 24, 2015 1:15 PM - 2:45 PM EDT 

This is the first webinar in the "Along the Urban Path" four-part webinar series, a collaborative effort between Arizona State University and The Security and Sustainability Forum. ...

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Achievements in Sustainability: A Look at Local Environmental Health Program Success

Wed, Jun 3, 2015 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM EDT

Achievements in Sustainability: A Look at Local Environmental Health Program SuccessJoin this webinar to learn how other local environmental health programs achieved integration between sustainability and environmental health in ...

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Roads were not Built for Cars

Roads were not Built for Cars

Mon, Apr 6, 2015 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM EDT

The Panel:

Moderator: Heather Boyer, Built Environment Editor at Island Press

- Carlton Reid is author of "Roads Were Not Built for Cars," on sale at Island ...

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India is Not China: India as a Distinctive Player on Climate Change

“India is not China,” stated Manish Bapna, Executive Vice President and Managing Director of the World Resources Institute (WRI) at the January 30th briefing on President Obama and Prime Minister Modi’s Climate & Clean Energy Agreement. Indeed, occurring only two ...

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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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