SCIPP, a NOAA RISA team, to host a climate justice-focused webinar on Disaster Recovery and Preparedness for Communities on the Frontlines 8 September 2022

SCIPP, a NOAA RISA team, to host a climate justice-focused webinar on Disaster Recovery and Preparedness for Communities on the Frontlines

This virtual webinar will highlight stories from community leaders and organizers in the Gulf South who are preparing their communities for future severe weather events and disruptions, even in the midst of ongoing recovery from previous disasters.

NIHHIS Launches New Webinar Series Focused on Overlooked and Overburdened Populations 28 July 2022

NIHHIS Launches New Webinar Series Focused on Overlooked and Overburdened Populations

Beginning on August 24th, this webinar series aims to increase awareness of at-risk populations that are typically overlooked and overburdened by extreme heat, create a space for discussions about vulnerability in a judgment free environment, and collect and share resources and ideas for addressing heat risk.

Viewpoint article encourages considerations of climate justice for coastal zone management 16 May 2019

Viewpoint article encourages considerations of climate justice for coastal zone management

Risa grantees recently published an opinion paper in Climate and Development. The article describes how rural, minority, and impoverished coastal communities who rely heavily on ecosystem services for protection, disproportionately face the burden of sea level rise.

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