Leading Practices in Climate Adaptation Webinars - Nov-Feb

Showcasing Leading Practices in Climate Adaptation: Experiences from the Water Sector to Empower Other Sectors and Communities

An Eight-Part Webinar Series Hosted by: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Water Utility Climate Alliance (WUCA), The Water Research Foundation (WRF), and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Climate change is one of the most significant challenges of the 21st century. This webinar series, sponsored jointly by NOAA’s Adaptation Sciences Program, WUCA, WRF, and EPA, will explore practical lessons and leading practices focused on steps to mainstreaming climate science and adaptation considerations into building for climate resilience. Having worked on climate adaptation for over a decade, water utilities have learned many lessons and developed approaches to share with peer sectors seeking to learn and take steps to adapt now. Expanding the exchange of knowledge across communities will also foster more effective adaptation and improve community resilience.

The goal of these webinars is to help us, adaptation practitioners, advance our thinking about effective approaches by learning from others what has worked (or not worked). Beyond sharing examples from the water sector, these webinars will foster a multi-sectoral dialogue, sharing practical resources and tools for planning.

Nov. 4: Leading Practices in Climate Adaptation 

Nov. 18: Climate Adaptation Engineering Case Studies 

Dec. 2: Business Function Mapping 

Dec. 9: Equity and Environmental Justice Considerations in Climate Adaptation 

Jan. 6: Green Stormwater Infrastructure 

Jan. 20: Greenhouse Gas and Energy 

Feb. 3: Climate Warming and Impacts to Staff and Assets 

Feb. 17: Federal and Other Funding for Adaptation