Sustainable Development Forum: Why Investing in Nature Makes Economic Sense

Sustainable Development Forum: Why Investing in Nature Makes Economic Sense





What is the role of nature in cities? How can business and government leaders align environmental stewardship with economic growth?  


On September 14, the Institute for International Economic Policy at The George Washington ...

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Webinar: Peace, Conflict, and the Scale of the Climate Risk Landscape



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August 25th 1:15 pm to 2:45 pm EDT   The Security and Sustainability Forum and the Global Security Initiative (GSI) at Arizona State University are hosting a five-session webinar series to facilitate a national dialogue about the global security implications ...

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Droughts in the SW United States – Water Policy of the Past, Present and Future

Droughts in the SW United States - Water Policy of the Past, Present and Future

Thu, Aug 20, 2015 1:15 PM - 2:45 PM EDT

This is the second webinar in the Food, Water, Energy Series series and will be on August 20th. It will examine drought in the Southwestern United States. The focus ...

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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.

nca climate adaptation plans
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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