Climate Migration: International Pressures, Local Realities

Global migration in response to climate impacts is beginning to accelerate. In fact, according to a recent model by the New York Times and ProPublica, migration increases substantially as the climate changes. Migrants move for many reasons and our domestic and international policies have a big influence on not only how livable other countries remain…

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March 5, 2021: Think Globally, Act Locally: Municipalities Adapt to the Climate Crisis

Click to View the Final Agenda Scroll to the end of the page to view the webinar recording. National Perspective of Local Initiatives Click to View the PowerPoint Presentation – Baja Kristin Baja, Programs Director, Climate Resilience Urban Sustainability Directors Network (USDN) State Programs Facilitating Local Action Click to View the PowerPoint Presentation – Angarone…

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Think Globally, Act Locally: Municipalities Adapt to the Climate Crisis

By definition, the climate crisis is a global problem. Its impacts, however, are felt much closer to home. When increased precipitation overwhelms our municipal infrastructure or when extreme heat threatens the health of our most vulnerable neighbors, we look to our municipal governments for solutions. Join the Climate Adaptation Forum to explore the role of…

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Climate Cocktails

Join the Climate Adaptation Forum community for Climate Cocktails! Get to know and connect with like-minded people over a drink or two and stir up some climate action! Climate Cocktails will be held using the virtual platform Zoom. Breakout rooms allow the organizers to randomly create small groups and facilitate better, more engaging conversation. Participants…

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Creating Connections: Resilience and Equity in Transportation

Transportation infrastructure is some of the most expensive to build and maintain, especially in the face of the climate crisis. Everything from public transportation to roads and bridges to the port are deeply impacted by sea level rise, extreme storms and even sweltering heat. Join the Climate Adaptation Forum as we explore initiatives around the…

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November 20, 2020: Creating Connections – Resilience and Equity in Transportation

Click to View the Final Agenda Scroll to the end of the page to view the webinar recording. Local motives: Local transportation & equity initiatives Click to View the PowerPoint Presentation – Persaud – 11-20-20 Heidy Persaud, Director of Transportation Equity CNT Click to View the PowerPoint Presentation – Shikany – 11-20-20 Ann Shikany, State…

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Climate Cocktails

Join the Climate Adaptation Forum community for Climate Cocktails! Get to know and connect with like-minded people over a drink or two and stir up some climate action! Climate Cocktails will be held using the virtual platform Zoom. Breakout rooms allow the organizers to randomly create small groups and facilitate better, more engaging conversation. Participants…

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September 25, 2020: How We Decide to Get Serious About Climate Solutions: Politics, Communication, and Framing

Click to View the Final Agenda Release of the Sustainable Solutions Lab Report – Views that Matter: Race and Opinions on Climate Change of Boston Area Residents Click to View the PowerPoint Presentation – Views that Matter Race and Opinions on Climate Change of Boston Area Residents Lorena M. Estrada-Martinez, Ph.D., MPH Assistant Professor of Environment…

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Building Resilience: Linking Covid-19 and Climate Change

Collaborating Partner John Snow, Inc. The Covid-19 pandemic is disrupting life unlike anything most of the world has ever seen. While there is little evidence that the pandemic is spreading more quickly because of climate change there are clear parallels between the two crises. Join the Environmental Business Council, the Sustainable Solutions Lab at the…

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