2024 National Adaptation Forum Recap

The 6th National Adaptation Forum, held from May 14-16, 2024, at the RiverCentre in Saint Paul, Minnesota, sought to move beyond adaptation awareness and foster concrete adaptation action. This annual event emphasized the extensive range of adaptation initiatives underway within the United States and worldwide. With over 1,100 attendees, including more than 220 members of…

New Community of Practice for Coastal Inundation

December 13, 2023

The American Society of Adaptation Professionals has partnered with NOAA’s Office for Coastal Management (“OCM”) and the National Sea Grant Office (“NSGO”) to bring together the people and ideas needed to build resilience to coastal inundation. As climate change impacts worsen, so does coastal inundation (i.e., water on normally dry ground as a result of…

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Climate-Resilient Water Infrastructure in the Great Lakes

November 30, 2023

ASAP is Excited to Support Delta Institute as an EPA Region 5 Environmental Finance Center (EFC) for Water Infrastructure We are excited to announce that ASAP Is teaming up with Delta Institute as a partner in an Environmental Finance Center (EFC) for EPA’s Region 5 alongside the Center for Neighborhood Technology (CNT) and Current Water…

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Highlights from the Midwest Climate Resilience Conference

November 21, 2023

ASAP’s Training Specialist Mia Dozier traveled to the Midwest Climate Resilience Conference in Duluth, Minnesota, held October 25-27, 2023. Dive into highlights of Mia’s experience at the conference, including a special equitable community engagement training, recruitment for water infrastructure from the environmental finance center for EPA’s Region 5, and an update on the Ready-to-Fund Resilience…

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Statement of Support for the National Coordination on Adaptation and Resilience for Security Act from the American Society of Adaptation Professionals

November 9, 2023

Short Statement of Support Members of the American Society of Adaptation Professionals (“ASAP”) applaud the introduction of the National Coordination on Adaptation and Resilience for Security Act (“NCARS”). Should Congress enact this legislation, the U.S. will move from reliance on executive action directed toward individual agency interventions to a stable, long-term, coherent national strategy that…

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MENTORSHIP SPOTLIGHT: Searching for Resources in the Field of Adaptation

November 8, 2023

This week’s Mentorship Program Spotlight highlights a mentee and mentor duo focused on helping an early retiree find a purpose in climate change adaptation. Meet Mentee Carol Anway and Mentor Jamesine Rogers Gibson! Mentee Carol Anway took early retirement from Boeing to pursue climate change resilience strategic work.  She is a decorated physicist with a…

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