Check out the 2013 New England Campus Sustainability Forum, hosted by the Colleges of the Fenway, Boston, MA, to learn more about sustainability efforts going on at colleges and universities in New England. This year's theme is "Climate Change and New England Campuses: Impacts and Solutions." The conference will take place on September 20, 2013.
OPPORTUNITY FOR STUDENTS! There are mini-grants available for student-run groups at colleges and universities in New England, who are interested in proposing campus sustainability projects. Student groups at under-resourced institutions, minority-serving instutitions, as well as signatory institutions of the ACUPCC are encouraged to apply.
This first National Adaptation Forum aims to convene and engage multiple perspectives, either across sectors, geographies or stakeholders (e.g. national, tribal, regional, state, local, private, non-profit, educational) in order to develop a program that provides guidance through the steps of the adaptation process, as well as across the spectrum of adaptation activities in the United States today. This interactive conference takes place in Denver, CO, from April 2-4, 2013. NAF is now accepting session proposals & presentation abstracts.
The Security and Sustainability Forum along with the American Public Health Association will present a webinar on the connections between climate change and public health on January 26th from 1:15 - 2:45pm EST. This webinar is part of a monthly webinar series on adaptation and security in a changing climate. The discussion will be led by the Director of Global Environmental Health from the University of Wisconsin, Madison along with contributions from a range of experts in the field.
This is the third in the Security and Sustainability's series on Adaptation and Security. The webinar will discuss the vulnerability of the US and global infrastructure to damage caused by climate change along with strategies to adapt and prevent these issues. The webinar will be held on September 28th from 2-3:30 pm EDT.
Hosted by the University of Montana, this is a one-day symposium aiming at exploring climate adaptation from the perspective of Native American cultures.