Weathering Change: Local Solutions for Strong Communities Webinar Series
The 2017-18 webinar series, Weathering Change: Local Solutions for Strong Communities, is presented by Antioch University New England, in partnership with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). View our past webinar recordings below.
The 2017-18 webinar series, Weathering Change: Local Solutions for Strong Communities, is presented by Antioch University New England, in partnership with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
The 2016-17 webinar series was presented by Antioch University New England, in partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
This webinar focuses on the safety and well-being of seniors within the context of climate change. Using a participatory adaptation planning process conducted with members of the senior community in Bridgeport Connecticut as a case study, the presentation describes seniors’ unique characteristics that put them at risk to climate change and shares specific recommendations to enhance their resilience.
This webinar uses the cities of Minneapolis and Victoria, MN to describe how to conduct a urban stormwater vulnerability assessment within the context of a projection of increased frequency of more extreme precipitation events.
Although there is widespread agreement on the need for adapting to the changing climate, there is no clear consensus on how much it will cost, or how communities can pay for it. This webinar addresses what the future holds for financial support for emergency preparedness and longer range adaptation planning.
Participants in this webinar learned the basics of developing an effective climate engagement strategy for their target audiences. This webinar covered a summary of public opinion on clean energy and climate issues, tips on developing values based framing, examples of community engagement approaches, and common communication challenges and how to overcome these challenges based on translated and applied social science research.
Participants will learn how to approach development, financing, and implementation of climate adaptation strategies across all municipal planning activities.
Participants in this webinar will learn how communities can collaborate at the regional scale to successfully advance climate mitigation and adaptation strategies.
Climate change impacts disproportionately affect the low-income and communities of color. How can local decision makers and leaders promote effective engagement with those most likely to be impacted?
Findings and recommendations from the 2016 Local Solutions Report: Identifying and meeting the needs of local communities adapting to climate change.
Discussed how communities and cities can help significantly transform the energy infrastructure of the United States.
2016-02-18 12.01 How to make a Coastal Resiliency Plan Presenters: Samuel J. Bell, Senior Hazard Mitigation Specialist, GZA Brian ten Siethoff, Principal, Cambridge Systematics Daniel C. Stapleton, P.E., Principal and Senior Vice-President, GZA […]
How the U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit can be used to support local planning and decisions for enhanced community resilience, by walking through the Toolkit’s 5-Step Planning Process.
Explored how to successfully navigate the Stafford Act when planning for and/or responding to natural disasters
This webinar describes economical and effective strategies for making communities more resilient to disruptions of critical services, drawing on lessons learned in the field.
This webinar aimed to build participants’ skills in targeting communication strategies and messaging to effectively engage and strengthen community support.
The challenging impacts of climate change disproportionately affect those with the least resources to prepare, sustain and recover. How do municipal decision makers and civic leaders promote effective engagement with all community members, especially those that are likely to be most impacted?
This webinar addressed assessment, planning, and adaptation to not only better prepare for the next emergency, but to sustainably manage flooding, and stormwater to maintain human health and a vibrant local economy.
This webinar presented how to assess the vulnerability of a community’s road crossings and storm water systems to increased run-off events.
Alex Wilson provided context for why we need to be considering resilience in looking at the built environment during the coming decades.
Abigail Abrash Walton’s Interview with United Nations Environment Programme’s Keith Alverson, head of the Climate Change Adaptation and Terrestrial Ecosystems Branch.
A Conversation with NYC’s Chief Urban Designer Alexandros Washburn, presented by ES Dept Chair Michael Simpson