Webinar – Channeling Philanthropic Capital to Climate Investments

October 4, 2018

While the IPCC has made clear that “it’s 2030 or bust” if we are to avert the worst impacts of climate change, less than 2% of philanthropic capital is directed towards climate solutions. Can that be changed? Join Arizona State University’s Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability and Matthew Nordan, Managing Director and co-founder of Prime Coalition, for this […]

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NCSE/ASU Sustainable Infrastructure & Resilience series

September 14, 2018

Actionable Science Solutions for Local Resilience Actionable Science Solutions for Local Resilience from Security & Sustainability Forum on Vimeo. Download the slides here Lauren Keeler, Assistant Research Professor inASU’s School for the Future of Innovation in Society, moderates this conversation with with Grant Davis from Sonoma County Water Agency and Cecilio Ortiz Garcia from the University of Puerto Rico. Sustainable Infrastructure and Resilience […]

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Intergalactic Design – Applying Social Design to Sustainability

September 11, 2018

How can the power of design be harnessed to address pressing challenges such as poverty and climate change? Designer and strategist Cheryl Heller will discuss social design , a new approach to navigating uncertainty and strengthening collaboration. She’ll share the principles and process of social design as well as case studies. Join author and designer Cheryl Heller in a 90-minute webinar, […]

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WEBINAR: Walkable City Rules

September 11, 2018

We know that walkable cities are desirable for so many reasons, including for our health and our environment. But what steps should cities take to become more walkable? Join author and urban planner Jeff Speck in a 90-minute webinar, co-sponsored by SSF and Island Press, to explore some of the practical rules that cities should […]

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The transformative power of safe, open spaces

August 30, 2018

WHAT IS URP?  Learn how the Island Press Urban Resilience Project (URP) is forging a greener, fairer future!       HEALING TRAUMA   Read an adapted excerpt from Suzanne Bohan’s Twenty Years of Lifeon the innovative, trauma-informed approach to education that is catching on in districts from Washington State to Washington DC.       […]

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Webinar – Designing Climate Solutions for Post-Carbon Cities

August 30, 2018

With climate change already impacting us, what policies should we prioritize now to achieve a low carbon future? And what are the models for urban development that will put cities on the low carbon path while helping them thrive in a changing climate? Join SSF and Island Press in a 90-minute webinar to explore these […]

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Think Resilience Bringing the Post Carbon Institutes’s six-week online course to the SSF community

August 21, 2018

October 9th to November 13th We’ve explored climate resilience through many webinars over the past few years. But I’ve wondered how we as a community can explore this challenging terrain in greater depth. So today, I’m pleased to announce an in-depth online course called Think Resilience: Preparing Communities for the Rest of the 21st Century,developed by the Post […]

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On the Road to Mass Market Electric Vehicles

August 21, 2018

What Sustainability Professionals Need to Know About EVs. Especially consultants, educators and government decision makers. Julian Bentley is a professor in George Washington University’s Environmental & Energy Management Institute and has been an energy consultant to federal agencies, utilities and industry for over 20 years. Since 2007, Julian has supported the Federal Fleet Program, assisting Federal agencies in developing […]

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Reframing Carbon Capture and Reuse

August 8, 2018

FIRST WEBINAR IN THE NEW CARBON ECONOMY SERIES Hosted by LightWorks at Arizona State University ABOUT THE WEBINAR SERIES The economic and industrial developments that were fueled by the industrial revolution have made nations more productive than ever before and brought in significant social and lifestyle changes. However, they have also added approximately 2 trillion […]

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Bipartisan Conversation on Pricing Carbon Emissions

July 19, 2018

While federal progress on climate change may have stalled, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse and others on the right and left have reinvigorated efforts to use market incentives to reduce U.S. greenhouse gas emissions. Join this important conversation hosted by Arizona State University’s Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability, as our panelists explore these questions and […]

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