Climate Action Planning Webinar

APA National Capital Chapter


Wednesday, August 7, 2019
1:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. EDT

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Climate Action Planning is designed to help planners, municipal staff and officials, citizens and others working at local levels to develop and implement plans to mitigate a community’s greenhouse gas emissions and increase the resilience of communities against climate change impacts. This fully revised and expanded edition goes well beyond climate action plans to examine the mix of policy and planning instruments available to every community. Boswell, Greve, and Seale also look at process and communication: How does a community bring diverse voices to the table? What do recent examples and research tell us about successful communication strategies?

Climate Action Planning is the most comprehensive book on the state of the art, science, and practice of local climate action planning. It should be a first stop for any local government interested in addressing climate change. Published by Island Press.

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Sabine O'Hara

Confirmed Speaker

Sabine O’Hara is Dean and Director of Landgrant Programs for the College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability and Environmental Sciences (CAUSES) of the University of the District of Columbia (UDC). She is responsible for academic, research and community outreach programs in the tradition of land-grant universities. Sabine is leading UDC ... Read More

Adrienne Greve

Confirmed Speaker

Adrienne I. Greve is a Professor in City & Regional Planning at California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly) in San Luis Obispo. She has a Ph.D. in Urban Design and Planning from the University of Washington, a masters degree in Bioresource Engineering from Colorado State, and a B.S. in Agricultural and Biological Engineering from Cornell.  Her areas of research include planning for climate change, urban streams, and urban ecology. Dr. Greve is co-author of the book Climate Action Planning: A Guide to Creating Low-Carbon, Resilient Communities published by Island Press (2019). She served as project manager for development of the California Climate Adaptation Policy Guide (2012) and is on team working on its update.  She lead the climate change components of the 2018 California Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan. Dr. Greve has also been awarded contracts to develop climate action plans (CAPs) as part of a two-quarter studio sequence: Benicia, CA; San Luis Obispo, CA; and Cal Poly. She has worked and conducted research domestically, as well as in Japan (Tohoku Coast) and sub-Saharan Africa. She is currently working on the resilience modeling as part of a Climate-Smart Capital Investment Planning effort ... Read More

Tammy Seale

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Tammy L. Seale is an Associate Principal at PlaceWorks where she directs the firm's Climate Action and Resiliency Practice. She is a leader in the field of local climate action and resiliency planning with over 25 years of environmental and land use planning experience. She collaborates with her clients ... Read More

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