Adaptation in the City

Kimberly Hill Knott, Elizabeth Yeampierre
Created: 6/04/2014 -


This webinar focuses on how cities and communities may best respond to the complexities of a changing climate and how to best adapt to on-the-ground issues. Community-driven climate adaptation efforts in Brooklyn, New York and Detroit, Michigan are highlighted. Speakers include Kara Reeve (National Wildlife Federation), Kimberly Hill Knott (Detroiters Working for Environmental Justice), Elizabeth Yeampierre (Uprose), and Lara Hansen (EcoAdapt).

This is the third installment of the National Adaptation Forum Webinar Series and is sponsored by EcoAdapt, the National Wildlife Federation, Detroiters Working for Environmental Justice, and Uprose, and hosted by the Climate Adaptation Knowledge Exchange (CAKE;

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Type of Adaptation Action/Strategy
Capacity Building
Governance and Policy
Target Climate Changes and Impacts
Air temperature
Infrastructure damage
Public health risks
Public safety threats
Sea level rise
Storms or extreme weather events
Sociopolitical Setting
United States