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New ASAP Communications: Targeted, Engaging Content for the Adaptation Field

Our team at ASAP has been working hard to make member publications and the ASAP newsletter more impactful for the adaptation field by curating and disseminating content in a way that is more accessible to readers.  In 2013, ASAP began producing a bi-weekly newsletter, a cornerstone of our work. The original newsletter shared everything from…

How Economics Can Reframe Adaptation Work

January 30, 2020

A Conversation with Headwaters Economics In the recent report, Using Economics to Support Climate Adaptation, Headwaters Economics discusses how to make a case for climate adaptation planning through economic methods. As an independent, nonprofit research group Headwaters Economics provides research to help people and organizations develop solutions to some of the most urgent and important…

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What can I do? Personal and household behaviors that can support adaptation

October 1, 2019

Though it’s finally starting to cool down, this summer was the hottest on record in the Northern Hemisphere. In both July and August, large parts of the United States experienced heat waves that brought temperatures near and above 100 degrees F for days on end. If you live in these areas, you may have gotten notices like this one from DTE…

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Mentorship Spotlight: The Power of Long-Term Planning

September 18, 2019

Mentee Nathan Stinnette is a sustainability consultant and project manager with Reynolds, Smith & Hills Inc., based in Jacksonville, Florida. Within the RS&H environmental and sustainability group, he consults on  projects related to sustainability planning, climate change and adaptation, resource efficiencies, waste minimization, environmental management systems, NEPA, and environmental compliance. Nathan joined ASAP and the mentorship…

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Mentorship Spotlight: Urbanized Coastal Adaptation

September 16, 2019

Mentee Melanie Lander is an environmental planner with a specialization in coastal resiliency. She has worked for the Hawaii Coastal Zone Management Program since 2017 and is based in Honolulu, HI. Melanie is currently responsible for overseeing the implementation of the Ocean Resources Management Plan (ORMP) for the State of Hawaii. Her role focuses on coordination…

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Mentorship Spotlight: Pushing the Limits

September 3, 2019

Mentee Juanita Constible works for the Climate and Clean Energy Program at the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), focusing on climate change and health. Her experience prior to joining NRDC includes authoring a book about climate change for high school classrooms, overseeing the Science and Solutions Department at the Climate Reality Project, and serving as an adviser…

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