Thursday, July 30, 2020

GCC to join NJ Climate Change Resource Center for webinar on Managed Retreat Toolkit




Communities across the U.S. are facing urgent challenges from sea-level rise and climate change impacts, including more frequent and intense flooding and extreme weather events. Communities and states are increasingly considering managed retreat – the voluntary movement of communities and transition of ecosystems away from vulnerable coastal areas – as a strategy for protecting people, infrastructure, buildings, and coastal ecosystems from the impacts of climate change.
Webinar: Addressing Managed Retreat

Hosted by the NJ Climate Change Resource Center at Rutgers University

Tuesday, August 18, 2020
12:00 PM, ET

On Tuesday, August 18 at 12 PM ET, the NJ Climate Change Resource Center at Rutgers University will host a webinar on Addressing Managed Retreat that explores GCC's recently released Managed Retreat Toolkit – the first comprehensive, online resource on managed retreat that includes legal and policy tools, best and emerging practices, and case studies from across the country. Toolkit lead author and GCC Senior Associate Katie Spidalieri will discuss the toolkit's contents and how it can be used by local and state policymakers to address questions around managed retreat as a strategy for climate adaptation. The webinar is free and open to the public.





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