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September 2020

Equitable Adaptation Planning: Practical Resources for California Communities

September 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

This webinar is an introduction to a growing suite of equitable adaptation planning and practice resources. ICARP and Office of Emergency Services staff will introduce the 2020 Adaptation Planning Guide and walk through the beta online APG on the Adaptation Clearinghouse. Guest speakers from the Greenlining Institute and the Georgetown Climate Center will present guidance, toolkits, and resources to support equitable adaptation responses. REGISTER HERE

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Plan(t) for Biodiversity Webinar

September 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

California is a biodiversity hotspot and your garden can play an important part. We'll take a look at the beauty of California and discuss how native plants are the right plants for your space. Learn about the different palettes of California native plants, how to find the right plants for your garden, and where to buy native plants near you. REGISTER HERE *Event is not hosted by UCLA

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California Biodiversity Trivia Night

September 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Gather your friends and colleagues for a night of trivia all about California's biodiverse plants and habitats! Join the Zoom session promptly to have a better chance of being crowned champion at the end of the night. Teams of 1-4 (can communicate in your own private group chat or use Zoom's private 1 to 1 chat feature). Answers will be submitted with a provided Google form and questions will primarily be multiple choice. Prizes such as CNPS Tshirts and books…

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CNPS Conservation Advocacy Training

September 12 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Join CNPS Conservation Program staff and experts for an introductory advocacy seminar for conservation volunteers. REGISTER HERE Schedule: 9:00 – 9:10 am, Nick Jensen, PhD Introduction 9:10 - 9:35 am, Isabella Langone, JD A primer on California plant conservation laws 9:35 - 10:00 am, Nick Jensen, PhD CEQA 101 10:15 – 10:45 am, David Magney The basics of how to provide effective comments during the CEQA review process 10:45 – 11:15 am, Carolyn Longstreth, JD Everything you always wanted to…

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Right Plant, Right Place with Scott Cher

September 12 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

To maintain social distancing, this class will be held online. See below for more details. Knowing native habitats can help you choose the right plants for your place. This course discusses local plant communities and their conditions, as well as how to assess the conditions of your garden site, including climate, soil, sunlight and space. A valuable class for beginners and the prerequisite for our Three-Part Native Garden Design Course. This class will be held online via Zoom. An access code…

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ICEPAG 2020 – A Virtual Colloquium

September 14 - September 16

REGISTER HERE Held virtually at the University of California, Irvine, ICEPAG 2020 supports the annual presentation on the technologies, applications, and role of hydrogen in the smart grid and smart mobility of the future. The 3-day virtual Colloquium is a valued balance of academia, industry, national laboratories, and government agencies actively engaged in the evolution of hydrogen associated with this new paradigm. Using a colloquium format, ICEPAG: Combines a collection of tutorials and professional presentations. Provides extended question and answer…

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LADOT: Planning for Stress Free Connections

September 14 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

On this webinar, you can find out how LADOT is planning a network of calm slow streets to help support safer biking and walking in the Central City subregion (see attached fact sheet). To RSVP, please click here. As a key part of receiving feedback to define the needs and opportunities for more stress free travel on local streets, please consider taking LADOT's survey, available in English, Spanish, and Korean.

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Net Zero Conference 2020

September 15 - September 16

NET ZERO 2020 We're pleased to be presenting the 2020 Net Zero Conference virtually! Because we've transitioned to a virtual event, we're able to offer this year's sponsors some new and exciting benefits. – The world’s largest annual net zero building conference -- presented virtually! – 20+ world-class education sessions – 3 inspiring keynote speakers – Interactive virtual Expo Hall featuring industry-leading companies – Reserved pool of free, need-based tickets – Professional virtual networking with industry leaders – Virtual tours of local…

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Electric Transportation of Goods and People and the resulting impact on Energy Infrastructure

September 15 @ 8:00 am - 7:00 pm

Electric Transportation of Goods and People and the resulting impact on Energy Infrastructure Virtual Conference REGISTER HERE UCLA Event The COVID-19 pandemic has changed how we live, work, and travel. Delivery of food and packages to our homes by companies such as Amazon is becoming the norm as increasingly larger numbers of employees work from home. Many of these delivery companies are now electrifying their fleets. Simultaneously, a reduction in the number of vehicles on the road during this pandemic…

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Climate Adaptation Research Symposium

September 21 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Climate Adaptation Research Symposium will now be a free virtual, live event! Register here: https://webinars.on24.com/uclaluskin/ClimateAdaptation2020 As global temperatures rise, climate change is causing far-reaching impacts. Communities continue to experience extreme heat waves, destructive wildfires, and devastating floods and storms. Vulnerable and low-income populations feel these impacts the most. Climate change presents an unprecedented threat—however, researchers are making progress to estimate the impacts of climate change on many aspects of society—health, safety, and wellbeing; migration; economic outputs and productivity—and to…

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Climate Adaptation Research Symposiums

September 21 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

REGISTER HERE As global temperatures rise, climate change is causing far-reaching impacts. Communities continue to experience extreme heat waves, destructive wildfires, and devastating floods and storms. Vulnerable and low-income populations feel these impacts the most. Climate change presents an unprecedented threat—however, researchers are making progress to estimate the impacts of climate change on many aspects of society—health, safety, and wellbeing; migration; economic outputs and productivity—and to offer potential solutions. This arena of research offers a path forward to creating resilient…

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Building a Just and Climate-Ready Economy in a Post-COVID World

September 21 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Join us for a conversation in honor of Climate Week with Daniel P. Schrag, Sturgis Hooper Professor of Geology, Harvard University, who will address The Science and Forecasting of Climate Change and Rebecca Henderson, John and Natty McArthur University Professor, who will address the Business Case for Building a Just and Climate-Ready Economy. Moderated by: Jennifer Nash, Director of Harvard Business School’s Business and Environment Initiative Hosted by: HBS Connects and the Harvard Business School Business and Environment Initiative REGISTER…

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