Presentations

The Climate Adaptation Forum posts view-only PDF copies of speaker presentations after each Forum. If you are interested in receiving a copy of a particular presentation in a different format please get in touch with the speaker directly. The Forum cannot provide copies of speaker presentations beyond what is posted to this website.

June 4, 2021: Climate Migration: International Pressures, Local Realities

Click to View the Final Agenda Scroll to the end of the page to view the webinar recording. Forum Co-Chairs Gabriela Boscio Santos, Sustainability Engagement Manager, Boston University LinkedIn Alex Papali, Political Director, Center for Economic Democracy Bio Lauren Sampson, Staff Attorney, Lawyers for Civil Rights LinkedIn Speakers   Oscar Chacón, Co‐Founder and Executive Director…

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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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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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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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June 5, 2020: Building Resilience: Linking Covid-19 and Climate Change

View the Final Agenda Keynote Dialogue: Covid-19, Climate Change, and the Challenges of a Slow Roll Crisis Click to View the Presentation – Juliette Kayyem – Climate Adaptation Forum 06-05-2020 Juliette Kayyem Belfer Senior Lecturer in International Security, Harvard Kennedy School Faculty Director, Homeland Security Project, Harvard University Faculty Affiliate, Middle East Initiative, Harvard University…

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February 28, 2020: Underwater Underwriting: Flood Insurance in the Age of Climate Change

View the Final Agenda National Flood Insurance Program: Lynchpin or Liability to Climate Resilience? Click to View the Presentation – Moore – February 28, 2020 Robert Moore, Director, Water & Climate Team National Resources Defense Council LinkedIn Reducing Losses from Flood Risks: The Role of a Behavioral Risk Audit Click to View the Presentation –…

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November 22, 2019: Building Climate Resilience into Infrastructure

View the Final Agenda Keynote Presentation: Evaluating Investments in the Name of Resilience Presentation Not Available Jesse M. Keenan, Ph.D., J.D., LL.M. Faculty of Architecture Graduate School of Design Harvard University Preparing Boston’s Water and Sewer Systems for Future Design Storms Click to View the Presentation – Sullivan – November 22 2019 John Sullivan, Chief…

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September 20, 2019: Changing Climate, Changing Health

View the Final Agenda Keynote Presentation: Climate Change, Health and the Global Environment Gina McCarthy Former U.S. EPA Administrator Director, Center for Climate, Health, and the Global Environment (C-CHANGE) Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Emergency Preparedness & Resilience for Climate Health Click to View the Presentation – Smith – September 20 2019 Nancy…

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June 7, 2019: Disruptive Climate, Disruptive Technologies

View the Final Agenda Keynote Presentation Keynote Speaker Click to View the Presentation – Hill – June 7 2019 Alice Hill Research Fellow Hoover Institution Technology Demonstrations Adapt Ready Click to View the Presentation – Adapt Ready – June 7 2019 Shruthi Rao, Chief Executive Officer Jupiter Intelligence Presentation Not Available Alan Blumberg, Co-Founder and…

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March 1, 2019: The ‘R’ Word: Retreat, Relocation and Climate Resilience

View the Final Agenda Challenges and Lessons Learned from U.S. Retreat Click to View the Presentation – Siders – March 1 2019 A. R. Siders, J.D., Ph.D., Environmental Fellow Harvard University Center for the Environment The Holy Grail: Meaningful Retreat from the Oceanfront Presentation Not Available Robert S. Young, Ph.D., Director, Program for the Study…

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