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RESIN Webinar: Explore Community-Based Climate Resilience Planning

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Webinars

On February 23, 2022, HARC hosted its first webinar of 2022. The topic for the webinar, RESIN, is HARC’s most recently released platform and helps communities and community leaders make informed and effective climate-related decisions. 

To view a recording for the webinar, please click here:

February 23 Webinar Recording

The free and informative webinars will be hosted every other month, the next one is scheduled for April 20, 2022.

Q: How do we plan future infrastructure and investments in our communities, economy, and environment when our climate is changing?   

Communities around the world are facing climate-change-related impacts, such as increased frequency and intensity of storm events and drought periods, rising temperatures, and sea-level rise. The Upper Texas Gulf Coast, located on the Gulf of Mexico, is particularly susceptible to coastal impacts from climate change such as hurricanes, sea-level rise, and high tide flooding. 

In response to stakeholders in these communities seeking solutions for climate change impacts, HARC developed the Resilience Science Information Network (RESIN) Portal of the Upper Texas Gulf Coast. This online platform promotes a more resilient Upper Texas Gulfs Coast by helping communities prepare and adapt to future climate conditions. 

Register today for this informative and inspirational online seminar and learn how this tool  can help your community better prepare for climate change impacts.  

Speakers
Gavin Dillingham, Ph.D., Vice President, Research
Stephanie Glenn, Ph.D., Vice President, Research 

Who should attend
Architects, Planners, Engineers, Climate Change Professionals, Adaptation Professionals, Local Government Employees, Sustainability-focused Organizations 

Learning objectives
– Learn about climate indicators and how these data predict and inform on climate change impacts.
– Explore the RESIN application and its capabilities to better understand climate change along the Upper Texas Gulf Coast.
– Understand how natural infrastructure becomes vulnerable and explore solutions for a more sustainable Gulf Coast region.
– Discern the climate vulnerabilities of critical infrastructure and the built environment, for example, water and wastewater treatment facilities.

Continuing Education Units
Offered through self-reporting:
– American Institute of Architects (AIA)
– Association of Climate Change Professionals (ACCO)

Accredited CM provider:
– American Planning Association (APA)

For International Society of Sustainability Professionals (ISSP) and United States Green Building Council (USGBC):
SEA and SEP credential holders may be able to earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs) from this webinar through self-reporting, pending GBCI review of your submission. Please refer to https://www.gbci.org/sustainabilityexcellence for more information.

Event Information

Date

Feb 23, 2022 - Feb 23, 2022

Location

Via Zoom

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