Webinar: How Sustainable is Our Global Climate Ethos

May 3, 2017

Building on decades of work across the globe by the public and private sectors, has a shared global climate ethos —  a sense of collective commitment and common purpose — reached a  tipping point? Are the Paris Agreement and the growing number of cities adopting carbon-based energy goals evidence of that? How durable are these […]

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June 7th – Join us for the Economist Events’ Sustainability Summit in Austin

April 27, 2017

REGISTER AND SAVE 15% WITH CODE SSF15 The race for business to take the lead for global sustainability efforts is on. What does business leadership on sustainability look like in a profit-driven industry? How can sustainability shift to be more friendly to the bottom line? And how can big business partner with government to achieve […]

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Webinar: Ending Energy Poverty

April 24, 2017

Global electrification reached 85.3% in 2014, however, over 1 billion people still do not have electricity and more than 2.7 billion people are without clean cooking facilities. What has worked in developing nations to increase access to modern energy services, how can affordable energy deployment be accelerated and how can the social, cultural, geopolitical and […]

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Climate Changes Health: Community Design and Transportation

April 14, 2017

Learn how climate change strategies can improve community design and transportation practices. Presenters discussed approaches to support healthy, equitable communities. This is the third webinar supporting the American Public Health Association’s “Year of Climate Change and Health”. Climate Changes Health_ Community Design and Transportation from Security & Sustainability Forum on Vimeo. If you missed the […]

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Closing the Environmental Literacy Gap

March 27, 2017

Experts from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) joined The Nature Generation, a nonprofit aiming to inspire the next generation of environmental stewards, in a comprehensive discussion on our nation’s environmental literacy gap. Panelists explored the extent of the gap; its relevant to our future including environmental implications as well […]

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

March 25, 2017

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, along with dozens of others who have amassed fortunes in the digital age. They are […]

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Restoring the Carbon Balance Session 3: Policies and Financing

March 22, 2017

The webinar series, Restoring the Carbon Balance, SSF is producing with LightWorks at Arizona State University, is about taking research steps now to have technologies commercially available in the next decade or so, which can cost-effectively extract residual carbon from the air. According to the International Panel on Climate Change, that is what it will […]

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

March 17, 2017

by Caitlin Werrell and Francesco Femia    RELEASE: U.S. Military Leaders Applaud Secretary Mattis’ Clear-Eyed View on Climate Change and Security Washington, D.C., March 16, 2017 — The Center for Climate and Security (CCS), a policy institute with an Advisory Board of retired senior military officers and national security experts, applauds Secretary of Defense James Mattis’ clear-eyed view on the national security risks […]

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Biophillic Cities, Integrating Nature into Urban Design and Planning

March 7, 2017

  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 are important aspects of reimagining urban living, human beings have an innate need to connect with the natural world (the biophilia hypothesis). And any vision of a sustainable urban […]

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March 1, 2017

The Security and Sustainability Forum has produced webinars on food and water security, public health, economic vitality and infrastructure. Click here to access the webinar archives. Click on the session name for webinar details and access to the video and slide presentation.   Moderator Ann Goodman explored the implications of climate risk for business. Experts from among the companies […]

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