The Climate is Changing.

Now is the Time for Action.

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Together, we can make our communities, ecosystems and economies safer and more resilient.

The American Society of Adaptation Professionals (ASAP) supports and connects professionals to better prepare for climate change. ASAP helps members strengthen their professional network, exchange best practices and practical advice, and accelerate innovation-all leading to a more equitable and effective climate adaptation practice.

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Give back to the field of climate change adaptation and help shape its future

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ASAP members are planners working to make communities safer, policy makers on both sides of the aisle, young professionals just starting out in a climate-related field, researchers testing and answering climate questions and many more!


Adaptation Innovations

Walnut Way Conservation Corp: Blue Skies Landscaping

In Lindsay Heights, an African American neighborhood in Milwaukee, WI. Walnut Way Conservation Corp. is building community resilience through their program, Blue Skies Landscaping. Specializing in green infrastructure projects, Blue Skies focuses on beautifying vacant lots, residential, and commercial properties while reducing storm water pollution. Walnut Way employs community members, leading to economic opportunity in…
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Resilient DC: A Strategy to Thrive in the Face of Change

DC is boldly moving their resilience strategy forward. After two years of iterative engagement with residents, the capital city’s unique approach includes one of our ...
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Fayette and Kanawha Counties Improve CRS Ratings

West Virginia Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (DHSEM) recently recognized the counties of Fayette and Kanawha in their efforts towards fostering more disaster-resistant ...
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ASAP Advances the Private Sector Climate Services Marketplace

Between 2016 and 2020, ASAP members from for-profit companies increased from 15% to almost 30%. According to Climate Change Business Journal, climate adaptation and resilience services market growth has been in the double digits since 2018 and is forecast to continue its growth at least 12-15% per year to at least 2022. Now is a critically important time to connect and support this growing component of the adaptation and resilience field.  To address this need, ASAP, through a 2019 small grant from Great Lakes Integrated Sciences and Assessments (GLISA), created tools to better understand for-profit providers’ practices and needs and support integration of existing public-sector climate data and information into providers’ products, services, and strategies.  We designed and tested a ...
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Announcing the New York State Climate Migration Modeling Accelerator. Applications due December 10.

INTRODUCTION As communities, ecosystems, and economies are pummelled by worsening climate disasters, the world is opening its eyes to an unavoidable consequence: human migration. But ...
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New Mentorship Program Co-Chairs

ASAP is excited to kick off the 2021 Mentorship Program with the leadership of our new program co-chairs. Welcome to the team, Kim and Tori!  ...
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