The Mississippi River: Is Sustainable Infrastructure a Watershed Solution?

Wed, Mar 25, 2015 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM EDT

 Through the efforts of several national civil engineering associations and the Harvard School of Design, the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI) formed to advance the ...

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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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Spring Cleaning - Innovative Energy Solutions on Institutional Property

Thu, Mar 19, 2015 1:15 PM - 2:45 PM EDT

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) will present an introduction into its unique research-based capabilities across a wide spectrum of renewable energy and energy efficiency focus areas. NREL’s analysis ...

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Regional Climate Services Director, National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration


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Be A Power For Change.

Antioch University New England offers a transformative education to every student who yearns to make a difference in the world. We don't take that trust lightly. Our rigorous, flexible, socially ...

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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.

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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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