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Local and Regional Hubs Microgrant Projects Making Progress

ASAP is supporting three microgrant projects to catalyze members’ collaborative, place-based climate change adaptation work and stimulate grassroots involvement in the ASAP network. The three project teams have been hard at work since launching their projects this fall. Read on to see where they are now and how you can get involved!  One of  the…

ASAP Receives Climate Change Business Journal Business Achievement Award

March 25, 2021

We are honored to announce that ASAP has received the Climate Change Business Journal Business Achievement Award for Advancing Best Practices – Climate Change Adaptation & Resilience! This award recognizes ASAP’s cutting-edge work on climate migration and managed retreat (CMMR) via our CMMR Member Led Interest Group and our NY State Climate Migration Accelerator. “This award is an…

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ASAP’s 2021 Policy Priorities

March 24, 2021

With President Biden’s Administration cabinet almost fully confirmed, including a strong climate team, ASAP members are seizing our moment to accelerate adaptation policy. The White House team is taking a “whole of government approach” to climate or what adaptation professionals call “mainstreaming” climate information and adaptation action (see ASAP’s Living Guide to the Principles of…

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Join us for a conversation with David Hayes, Special Assistant to President Biden for Climate Policy

March 15, 2021

Communities, Climate Action and New U.S. Leadership Webinar | April 2, 1:00 p.m. ET | Free | Register hereYou are invited to a unique online discussion with David Hayes, Special Assistant to President Biden for Climate Policy. This webinar is co-hosted by the American Society of Adaptation Professionals, the Tribal Climate Health Project, and the…

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Celebrating Black Excellence in Adaptation

February 23, 2021

This Black History Month, ASAP is celebrating the excellence that our Black members bring to the field. Among them are Shameika Hanson, Community Protection Specialist at The Nature Conservancy, and Emma Tipton, Policy Associate at the American Meteorological Society. We’re honored to share their reflections with our community.  Read on to learn how they are…

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Introducing Emily Wasley, ASAP’s New Board President

January 25, 2021

A key priority for Emily is leaning into ASAP’s values of democracy and transparency to ensure the work of the Board and the work of ASAP Member Leaders is integrated, complimentary, and accessible to the entire ASAP community. Emily emphasizes that ASAP’s “incredibly supportive, innovative, collaborative, and driven network of practitioners” has a place for…

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