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Climate Fundamentals Academy: National Capital Regional Workshop #1
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A series of 2-day training academies to enable attendees to complete all required training CCO Training Bootcamps (including electives) for the Climate Governance Certificate. These academies will provide curriculum on topics including understanding climate science and variability, identifying climate hazards and conducting vulnerability assessments, basics of greenhouse gas accounting, the food-water-energy nexus, and fundamental governance and stakeholder engagement strategies.

2/17/2016 to 2/18/2016
When: February 17-18, 2016
8:00am - 5:30pm
Where: Denton's
1900 K Street NW
Washington, District of Columbia  20006
United States
Contact: Daniel Kreeger

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These training activities will prove valuable to decision makers across sectors and professional roles desiring to be better informed of climate change and sea level rise implications, and to develop strategies for responding to related risks and opportunities. The training, which leverages a cohort learning process and incorporates interactive exercises, will enable participants to play a more active role in integrating sensible climate change strategies into organizational and community planning.

Course Syllabus:

  • Climate-101: Understanding Climate Science & the Latest Projections

  • Excerpts from Climate-102: Understanding Climate Variability, Extreme Events & Long-Term Climate Change

  • Climate-103: The Basics of Sea Level Rise & Impacts on Coastal Assets & Infrastructure

  • Climate-201: Identifying Climate Hazards & Conducting Vulnerability Assessments

  • Excerpts from Climate-202: Leveraging Climate Data and Tools

  • GHG-102: The Fundamentals of the Energy, Water & Food Nexus

  • Case Study: Projecting Climate Change Implications for Florida

  • Special Guest Remarks from Local Officials


> David HerringDirector of Communications & Education, NOAA Climate Program Office, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

> Additional instructors to be announced

 Registration Information:

> Single Workshop:
$595 (general) / $395 (government)

> Complete Series:
$1,495 (general) / $995 (government)

> Early Bird Rates:
Register by January 15 to save $50 on the workshop or $150 on the series

> ACCO member discounts:
All discounts applicable

> Registration Deadline:
February 10, 2016

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