Webinar: Cities on the Leading Edge of Resilience

June 14, 2017

The private sector and all levels of government are embracing resilience as a holistic, proactive framework to reduce risk, improve services, adapt to changing conditions, and empower citizens. Recent high profile programs, such as the $1 billion National Disaster Resilience Competition initiated by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Rockefeller Foundation’s […]

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We’ll Always Have Paris: Trump’s Impact on the Climate Agreement

June 5, 2017

Steven Cohen, Contributor Executive Director, Columbia University’s Earth Institute  — Last week I anticipated President Trump’s shortsighted decision to withdraw from the Paris climate accord and predicted that his actions might provide environmentalists with a common enemy to rally against. That seems to be happening. Former NYC mayor Michael Bloomberg is organizing American corporations, states, cities and […]

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Going Green Without Going Into the Red : Solar Hot Water Systems

June 2, 2017
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SSF is starting a new webinar series to feature green energy and environmentally friendly technologies with big potential benefits. The purpose of Going Green Without Going Into the Red is to learn about green technology applications and provide developers an opportunity to feature their innovations. The format for Going Green Without Going Into the Red will be […]

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Teaching Systems Thinking to Fill the Climate Literacy Gap

May 12, 2017

What will it take to produce a workforce that understands the relationships between environmental, social, and business factors so we can better address the risks of climate change in the coming years? A number of interrelating systems comprise each factor so incorporating systems thinking into the public and private educational systems should result in graduates […]

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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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