The Climate Program Office offers a webinar series that explores practical lessons and leading practices focused on steps to mainstreaming climate science and adaptation considerations into building for climate resilience.
Topics discussed in the webinar series include
- Leading Practices in Climate Adaptation
- Climate Adaptation Engineering Case Studies
- Business Function Mapping
- Equity and Environmental Justice Considerations in Climate Adaptation
- Green Stormwater Infrastructure
- Greenhouse Gas and Energy
- Climate Warming and Impacts to Staff and Assets
- Federal and Other Funding for Adaptation
These topics engage people in discussions on adaptation opportunities in infrastructure design and project delivery processes and provides case studies of recent water infrastructure projects.
Part of the series provides a framework-oriented process to mainstream climate change considerations within organizations. This resource also highlights how equity can influence community goals and build partnerships with lessons learned and solutions to build equity while adapting to climate change.
The series shares community experiences in deciding to use green stormwater infrastructure, monetizing and quantifying benefits, developing critical stakeholder partnerships, and using available tools to evaluate options to include in adaptation plans.
There is also valuable information and inspiration for greenhouse gas mitigation or sewage thermal energy use projects from concept to implementation.
There is analyses of the impact of extreme temperature events on personnel and critical water utility physical infrastructure assets.
The series also reviews available resources for financial support of adaptation projects, improving understanding of successful strategies and connecting the audience with community-based and sector-focused funding.
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