Security and Sustainability Forum

Security and Sustainability Forum Convening Global Sustainability Experts to Guide Environmental Decision-Making The Security and Sustainability Forum (SSF) is a public interest organization that produces learning events about climate security.
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We discuss threats to our society posed by a changing climate and the resulting disruptions to natural systems. Our main products are free webinars that convene global experts on food, water and energy security, public health, economic vitality, infrastructure, mobility, and governance to discuss solutions to climate security challenges.

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#Maryland, #Chesapeake Bay Foundation sue #EPA, claiming failure to enforce cleanup plan https://www.capitalgazette.com/...
09/23/2020
Maryland, Chesapeake Bay Foundation sue EPA, claiming failure to enforce cleanup plan

#Maryland, #Chesapeake Bay Foundation sue #EPA, claiming failure to enforce cleanup plan https://www.capitalgazette.com/environment/ac-cn-bay-epa-lawsuit-0910-20200910-jqehoja7zjgo7f4zcen5rui5si-story.html

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation and Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh announced separate lawsuits against the Environmental Protection Agency Thursday dealing with the same subject: the agency’s alleged failure to enforce the Clean Water Act by not addressing alleged shortfalls in plans from New...

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09/22/2020

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#Antarctica and #Greenland Are on Track for the Worst-Case #Climate Scenario - #ClimateChange #ClimateAction #environmen...
09/20/2020
Antarctica and Greenland Are on Track for the Worst-Case Climate Scenario

#Antarctica and #Greenland Are on Track for the Worst-Case #Climate Scenario - #ClimateChange #ClimateAction #environmental #ActOnClimate #antartikamap #CleanAirForAll #cleanwater #cleanenergy

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As the world’s ice sheets have been cracking up and melting down, climatologists have warned that further decimation could cause devastating levels of sea level rise. Now, a recent study shows that ice sheets of Greenland and Antarctica are melting at a pace on par with the worst-case climate scen...

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09/19/2020
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Ministerial Launches “Platform for Redesign” to Overcome #ClimateChange  #COVID19 - #Cop21 #ClimateAction #climate #Covi...
09/18/2020
Ministerial Launches “Platform for Redesign” to Overcome Climate Change, COVID-19 | News | SDG Knowledge Hub | IISD

Ministerial Launches “Platform for Redesign” to Overcome #ClimateChange #COVID19 - #Cop21 #ClimateAction #climate #CovidUK #Pandemics Pandemic
http://sdg.iisd.org/news/ministerial-launches-platform-for-redesign-to-overcome-climate-change-covid-19/

The ministerial highlighted the role of climate, financial, and environmental protection policies in fostering transitions towards decarbonization, circular economy, and decentralization. UN Secretary-General António Guterres recalled six climate-positive actions to recover better: invest in green ...

In reversal, #Trump to ban oil drilling off coasts of #Florida, #Georgia and #SouthCarolina https://www.washingtonpost.c...
09/18/2020
In reversal, Trump to ban oil drilling off coasts of Florida, Georgia and South Carolina

In reversal, #Trump to ban oil drilling off coasts of #Florida, #Georgia and #SouthCarolina https://www.washingtonpost.com/climate-environment/2020/09/08/reversal-trump-ban-oil-drilling-off-coasts-florida-georgia-south-carolina/

The move comes after the White House previously proposed a huge expansion of drilling off U.S. coasts. Democratic and Republican governors have resisted offshore oil exploration.

#Trump touts '#environmental accomplishments' after dismantling key #protections - #EnvironmentalJustice #environment #E...
09/17/2020
Trump touts 'environmental accomplishments' after dismantling key protections

#Trump touts '#environmental accomplishments' after dismantling key #protections - #EnvironmentalJustice #environment #Environmentalist #TrumpKnew #nature

https://www.cnn.com/2020/09/08/politics/trump-environment-florida/index.html

President Donald Trump traveled to battleground Florida Tuesday for an event touting his environmental accomplishments, even as his administration has worked extensively to dismantle key environmental protections.

Trump administration proposes timber sale in Tongass National Forest https://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/51519...
09/15/2020
Trump administration proposes timber sale in Tongass National Forest

Trump administration proposes timber sale in Tongass National Forest https://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/515196-trump-administration-proposes-timber-sale-tongass-national-forest#.X1aLiXYIHBo.twitter

The Trump administration on Friday proposed a sale that would allow logging across thousands of acres of the Tongass National Forest in Alaska, which critics say will exacerbate climate change and harm wildlife habi

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09/14/2020
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#ENERGY TRANSITIONS: Is #Renewables #hydrogen set to revolutionize the grid? TOPICS #EnergyStorage #CleanEnergy #GreenNe...
09/14/2020
ENERGY TRANSITIONS: Is renewable hydrogen set to revolutionize the grid?

#ENERGY TRANSITIONS: Is #Renewables #hydrogen set to revolutionize the grid? TOPICS #EnergyStorage #CleanEnergy #GreenNewDeal #renewableenergy #clean #sustainable #sustainabledevelopment https://www.eenews.net/stories/1063685097 via @EENewsUpdates

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, Microsoft and Florida's largest utility all have pushed renewable or "green" hydrogen in recent weeks to reach climate targets. Is it a game-changer for carbon emissions?

Video Posted for the Reinhard Bütikofer Interview and much more
09/13/2020
Video Posted for the Reinhard Bütikofer Interview and much more

Video Posted for the Reinhard Bütikofer Interview and much more

GWU renewable energy course registration closes on Monday 9/14 Registration Closes Monday (9/14) for the GWU Renewable Energy Short Course. More .... Video for Reinhard Bütikofer Interview If you miss

U.S. #Flood #Strategy Shifts to ‘Unavoidable’ Relocation of Entire Neighborhoods - TOPICS #climate #flooding #floods #Cl...
09/13/2020
U.S. Flood Strategy Shifts to ‘Unavoidable’ Relocation of Entire Neighborhoods

U.S. #Flood #Strategy Shifts to ‘Unavoidable’ Relocation of Entire Neighborhoods - TOPICS #climate #flooding #floods #ClimateCrisis #ClimateAction
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/26/climate/flooding-relocation-managed-retreat.html

Using tax dollars to move whole communities out of flood zones, an idea long dismissed as radical, is swiftly becoming policy, marking a new and more disruptive phase of climate change.

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Very well organized group to share our global commons on climate, social and faith issues.