ASAP Webinar: The Current State of Adaptation Resources and Services

The American Society of Adaptation Professionals is pleased to have hosted this webinar on Wed, Aug 6, 2014.  The webinar focuses on a recently completed research project funded by the Kresge Foundation to analyze the types of adaptation related resources and services available to support local climate adaptation/resilience initiatives and how these resources align with the needs of local practitioners.

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ASAP Webinar: Successful Adaptation to Climate Change

The American Society of Adaptation Professionals webinar series was started in exquisite fashion with this webinar by Dr. Susanne (Susi) Moser on January 16th, 2014.  Dr. Moser uses a recent research project working with coastal practitioners in Washington, Oregon, and California, to discuss and share insights into some of the most pressing questions in the field of adaptation. What does success look like in this rapidly changing field?  How do we are making progress?  These are non-trivial questions when it comes to a multi-dimentional and multi-faceted issue like climate change adaptation. Check out the webinar to see the conclusions.

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ASAP Webinar: CDP – City Data and Adaptation Strategies

Join ASAP and Katie Walsh for a uniquely detailed view of the recent Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) Protecting our Capital report. Kate Walsh is an active ASAP member and current CDP employee. She discusses the CDP’s Cities Open Data platform which provides cities with targets, emissions, activities and resiliency strategies. CDP voluntary reporting of climate risks and adaptation strategies grew from 110 cities in 2013 to over 200 in 2014. This webinar provides a glimpse at the available data on risks and actions as reported by both cities and corporations.

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ASAP Webinar: Cities Impact and Adaptation Tool

University of Michigan Climate Center staff Dan Brown and Ashlee Grace will walk through how to use the newly released “”Cities Impacts and Adaptation Tool,”” a decision support tool that helps practitioners throughout the Great Lakes region integrate climate information into their planning, policy and infrastructure decisions. This webinar will demonstrate how to use the tool’s three unique features: a location-specific climate information report, an interactive peer networking map, and an adaptation strategy database with over 500 adaptation strategies identified. http://graham-maps.miserver.it.umich.edu/ciat/home.xhtml

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