Risks and Opportunity Markets: Climate Change and the Housing Crisis

The Climate Adaptation Forum is a collaboration between the Environmental Business Council and the Sustainable Solutions Lab at the University of Massachusetts Boston. The September Climate Adaptation Forum will focus on the impacts of climate change on the U.S. housing market– both negative consequences and potential opportunities—as well as the role and the need for…

Read More

June 3, 2022: Sweltering Heat Waves and Increasing Drought

Presentations – Climate Adaptation Forum – Heat Waves and Increasing Drought Final Agenda – Climate Adaptation Forum – Heat Waves and Increasing Drought   Forum Co-Chairs   Aaron Weieneth, Manager of Climate Change and Resilience AECOM     Melanie Gárate, Climate Resilience Manager Mystic River Watershed Association   Forum Speakers Keynote Presenter   Brenda Burman,…

Read More

Networking on the Trails: Mass Audubon’s Climate Initiatives

Join the Climate Adaptation Forum community for a learning and networking opportunity at Mass Audubon’s Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary in Natick, MA! Mass Audubon will present on their important climate initiatives and be available for Q&A. The property will then be yours to explore! Registration Registration is free. Advance registration is required for entry.

Read More

March 4, 2022: Unprecedented Funding for Unprecedented Times

    Click here to view the Final Agenda Click here to view the Presentations Forum Co-Chairs Nasser Brahim, Senior Climate Resiliency Specialist Woods Hole Group   Carolyn Meklenburg, Greater Boston Regional Coordinator, Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness Program Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, Commonwealth of Massachusetts   Alex Papali, Political Director Center for Economic…

Read More

Climate Adaptation and Energy Justice at the Federal Level

Unfortunately this virtual event has been cancelled. Join the Climate Adaptation Forum for a special edition conversation with Shalanda Baker, Secretarial Advisor on Equity and Deputy Director for Energy Justice at the United States Department of Energy. A former member of the CAF community, Deputy Director Baker will share insights from her time in Washington…

Read More

November 19, 2021: Climate Disruptions and Dinner

Click to View Final Agenda Click to view the available PowerPoint Presentations Scroll to the end of the page to view the webinar recording. Forum Co-Chairs   Gabriela Boscio Santos, Sustainability Engagement Manager Boston University LinkedIn     Melanie Gárate, Climate Resilience Manager Mystic River Watershed Association LinkedIn   Speaker Agenda Keynote Presentation   Margaret…

Read More

Networking on the Bay

Join the Climate Adaptation Forum community for an outdoors, in-person gathering at Narragansett Brewery in Providence, Rhode Island! Get to know and connect with like-minded people over a drink or two and stir up some climate action! This event is limited to 25 participants. Registration is first come, first served. If you are registered and…

Read More