Webinar | Quarterly Green Infrastructure Webinar Series: Equitable Green Infrastructure in a Changing Climate

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Date and Time: 7-25-2024 @ 12:00 PM (EDT) to 7-25-2024 @ 01:15 PM (EDT)
Location: Online Event

Join us for the 2nd webinar in this 10-part series focused on the financial, managerial, and technical aspects of green infrastructure. Experienced practitioners, policy and funding experts, as well as academics, will discuss the opportunities and challenges facing the implementation of green infrastructure. These informative sessions will be offered quarterly, from April 2024 to July 2026.

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Series Host: Shannon Pepper, Research Scientist, Southwest Environmental Finance Center

July 25, 2024 | Session 2 | Equitable Green Infrastructure in a Changing Climate

Description: This webinar will address the role of Green Infrastructure in the context of climate change. Climate change affects certain groups more than others, particularly vulnerable communities, due to health, social, and economic factors. Building community resilience in an equitable manner can assist communities in preparing for and adapting to the effects of climate change. Green Infrastructure can offer strategies to reduce and better cope with the impacts of climate change.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the effects of climate change in vulnerable communities and urban areas.
  • Recognize the role of climate action plans and their goal to enhance community resilience.
  • Identify methods through which green infrastructure increases resilience and recognize the importance of enhancing resiliency in an equitable manner, with a focus on vulnerable communities.

Guest Speakers: Dany Garcia Moreno, Climate Resilience Planner, Anthropocene Alliance and Carson Risner, Senior Research Analyst, Earth Economics

Certificate: This webinar has NOT been submitted for continuing education credit approval. We can provide a certificate of attendance to eligible attendees but cannot guarantee it will meet your PDH or CEU requirements.

Who Should Attend:

We invite rural, small, and tribal wastewater personnel, as well as planners, landscape architects, architects, consultants, engineers, designers, managers and board members, elected officials, policy experts, citizens, and community groups to join us for this series. We hope to build a community of systems, municipalities, and individuals interested in participating in a wide-ranging conversation about green infrastructure.



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