Whether or not one believes in climate change, you still have to act when the sea level is rising
Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) October 31, 2011
The Security and Sustainability Forum is launching a free membership program on November 9th with access to its online educational seminars featuring panels of global experts addressing existing and emerging threats to society and the environment from a changing climate.
Register on the SSF Membership Page.
In addition to free archive access, other benefits will include members-only events, a resources library, business opportunities marketplace, discounts to affiliate products and services, seminar schedule updates, and networking with other members.
In its 90 minute seminars the experts explain the issues and discuss the policy, technology, collaboration and governance best practices and additional research needed to mitigate and adapt to
1. Large scale impacts - such as increased frequency of floods, hurricanes, drought and other natural hazards affecting public health and welfare
2. Small scale impacts - on clean water and food, waste treatment & infrastructure, and other localized but still destabilizing conditions.
The next live 90 minute seminar on December 15th at 200 PM EST features University of Wisconsin Director of Global Environmental Health and the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change lead author Jonathan Patz, moderating a panel of experts addressing Public Health Adaptations in a Changing Climate. Register for the free session on the SSF Events Page.
About The Security and Sustainability Forum: SSF's Adaptation and National Security Webinar Series is designed to assist managers, decision makers and professionals from government, industry and academia, and non-governmental organizations better understand and promote effective measures to adapt to the physical, environmental, economic and political security threats of a changing climate.
The Security and Sustainability Forum seminars are educational for students and the general public, and thought provoking for environmental professionals, and government and industry policy makers. The Live Seminars are Free and open to the public. Streaming access to the archive of recorded seminars is restricted to SSF members.