Climate Adaptation Policy at the State and Local Level

by Arturo Herrera on March 13, 2018

Arizona State University’s School of Sustainability, with the American Society of Adaptation Professionals and the University of the District of Columbia’s College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability and Environmental Sciences, is hosting a new five-webinar series — “Climate Change Adaptation & Resilience Leadership Series”.

This is the first webinar in the new series and focuses on climate policy. Panelists include Michael McCormick, California Governor’s Office of Planning and Research, and Guy Williams, on the Detroit Climate Action Plan. This session will be moderated by Elizabeth Graffy, Professor of Practice at the Arizona State University’s Center for Science, Policy & Outcomes and a Senior Sustainability Scientist at the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability.

Subsequent webinars will address Innovations in Climate Solutions and Climate Justice and Adaptation plus other timely and impactful subjects.

Climate Adaptation Policy at the State and Local Level

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 Panelists for the Webinar Include:

Michael McCormick, California Governor’s Office of Planning and Research. He is currently working with the Air Resources Board and the Resources Agency to develop tools that local governments can use to develop more effective plans and policies to address climate change

 

Guy Williams, President & CEO of Detroiters Working for Environmental Justice and Project Director of the Detroit Climate Action Plan. He leads efforts to champion local and national collaboration to advance environmental justice and sustainable redevelopment and foster clean, healthy and safe communities.

 

Liz Williams Russell is the Coastal Community Resilience Director for the Foundation for Lousiana. Liz designs strategies to support communities influenced by land loss and relative sea-level rise across coastal Louisiana.

 

This session will be moderated by Elisabeth Graffy, Professor of Practice in the School for the Future of Innovation in Society and in the Consortium for Science, Policy and Outcomes at Arizona State University. She co-directs the Energy and Society program within ASU-LightWorks and co-leads the Environmental Humanities Initiative in the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability.

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Miguel Aricochea April 4, 2018 at 9:23 pm

Very Interesting

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Richard Pearlson April 13, 2018 at 3:41 pm

Hello-

Thank you for invitation to attend the 16 April webinar: Climate Adaptation Policy at the State and Local Level

I look forward to learning from the dialog.

Sincerely,

Richard A. Pearlson
Applied Researcher/Teacher
rapsat@gmail.com

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