A Committee of the Assembly of Sea Grant Extension Program Leaders
Read a recent article on climate extremes and climate change; a concluding paragraph struck me as particularly useful in responding to the commonly asked question posed in the subject line, and I thought I'd share it:
Many climate scientists (including ourselves) routinely answer media calls after extreme events with the phrase that a particular event cannot be directly attributed…Continue
Added by Jesse Schomberg on March 28, 2012 at 2:05pm — No Comments
The Sea Grant Program at the University of Minnesota, Duluth has a 50% time, 12 month appointment Extension Educator position available beginning January 9, 2012. Job duties and responsibilities include engaging Lake Superior coastal communities in MN and WI in identifying climate change adaptation needs and other climate change-related education and outreach. Essential qualifications include a Bachelor's degree with emphasis on environmental studies or science, urban and regional planning,…Continue
Added by Jesse Schomberg on December 7, 2011 at 3:19pm — No Comments
I'm catching up from a busy month on the road. The ClimateWire article on some of the CCCAI projects from our special session at Coastal Zone 2011 reminded me that Chuck Hopkinson (GA Sea Grant director) brought this to my attention a couple weeks ago. It looks like the announcement for a competitive follow-up to the CCCAI projects is available on Grants.gov:…Continue
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I just saw this on Stormsmart Coasts...Thought I would pass it on.
At the request of a number of sponsoring federal agencies, the National Academies are conducting a study on increasing national resilience to hazards and disasters. The goal is to provide actionable recommendations and guidance on the best approaches to reduce adverse impacts from hazards and disasters.
They are asking for help to find out more about communities through a short questionnaire.
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The link to ICLEI's Webinar on ADAPT is now available for viewing!
1. Go to this website: http://www.seagrant.noaa.gov/whatwedo/climate/iclei_webinar/
2. Username: ICLEI.Webinar
3. You may have to install a codec to view the video. The file is in a .wmv format, so a codec may be needed!
Added by Lauren Land on April 28, 2011 at 4:47pm — No Comments
April 21 at 2 pm EDT/11 am PDT/6 pm GMT). Register for the webinar at https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/501237225.
Added by Lauren Land on April 18, 2011 at 1:14pm — No Comments
FYI, Missy Stults's webinar, "Tools for Building Local Resilience Toward Climate Change," is at capacity if you're trying to access it. It's being recorded, and as soon as we have that available we'll post it to the site.
Thanks for the overwhelming interest!
Added by Jessica Whitehead on April 6, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments
CIMR- CLIMATE INFORMATION FOR MANAGING RISKS SYMPOSIUM
“Local to Regional Adaptation and Mitigation Strategies”
May 24 – 27, 2011
DETAILED AGENDA AVAILABLE
EARLY REGISTRATION DEADLINE: MARCH 28, 2011
The symposium will feature a diverse group of oral and poster presentations focusing on a wide range of…Continue
Added by Lauren Land on March 28, 2011 at 9:08am — No Comments
I'm honored and humbled to report that the Sea Grant Climate Network is one of six organizations nominated to the George Mason University Center for Climate Change Communication's 2011 Climate Change Communicator of the Year Award! Our nomination collectively represents the work Sea Grant has done in climate change, both before forming the SGCN and in the last two years since we were organized. Voting is open to all through April 15 at…Continue
Added by Jessica Whitehead on March 10, 2011 at 9:08am — No Comments
Tools for Building Local Resilience Toward Climate Change
The Sea Grant Climate Network invites you to join ICLEI (Local Governments for Sustainability) Adaptation Manager Missy Stults in a demonstration of ADAPT, the interactive Adaptation Database and Planning Tool. ICLEI is an association of over 1200 local government members in 70 countries who are committed to sustainable development. ADAPT is a proprietary tool that has been developed to help communities take actions to…Continue
New CCAP Reports Find Local Climate Adaptation and Green Infrastructure Efforts Enhance Resilience and Economic Performance
Links to the two reports are at the bottom of the press release.
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In case anyone is interested!
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January 11, 2011
12:00 – 1:00pm EST
Log in will begin at 11:30…
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EPA Webcast Series: Climate Change Adaptation for State and Local Governments
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