The Battle for America Is the Battle for Science By Llewellyn King

The Battle for America Is the Battle for Science By Llewellyn King

The man who popularized Greek-style yogurt, Hamdi Ulukaya, is probably one of the only, if not the only, billionaire of recent years who does not owe his fortune to the government. Jeff Bezos does, Bill Gates does, Mark Zuckerberg does, ...

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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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RELEASE: U.S. Military Leaders Applaud Secretary Mattis’ Clear-Eyed View on Climate Change and Security

RELEASE: U.S. Military Leaders Applaud Secretary Mattis’ Clear-Eyed View on Climate Change and Security



by Caitlin Werrell and Francesco Femia  

 RELEASE: U.S. Military Leaders Applaud Secretary Mattis’ Clear-Eyed View on Climate Change and SecurityWashington, D.C., March 16, 2017 — The Center for Climate and Security (CCS), a policy institute with an Advisory Board of retired senior ...

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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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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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