Upcoming Conferences

Foresight from the COVID-19 Pandemic (COVID-FCP)
06-01-2022 - 07-31-2023

IMPORTANT UPDATE Due to several unresolved logistical challenges regarding the ISGP Program on “Foresight from the COVID-19 Pandemic: Science,...    

Agricultural Biosurveillance, Biosecurity, and Biodefense (ABBB)
06-01-2022 - 12-31-2022

Introduction: The vulnerabilities of the U.S. food and agricultural systems to natural and intentional attack and alteration have long been recognize...    

Sea Level Rise: What's Our Next Move?

Convened by

Organized in coordination with the Institute for Strategic Policy Solutions
at St. Petersburg College and The St. Petersburg/Pinellas County Working Group, this ISGP conference focused on exploring the personal, economic, and community-wide significance of climate issues relevant to the St. Petersburg/Pinellas County area.


Policy Position papers

Shoreline Adaptation Land Trusts: Concept for Rising Sea Level

John Englander
Rising sea level is now unstoppable despite the important work to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and the international goals to limit warming.  Fina...

Adapting to Sea Level Rise: the Tension Between Protection and Discontinuous Change

Andrew G. Keeler, Ph.D.
Communities and individuals can spend money and alter their environments to reduce risks they face from sea level rise and other climate-driven risks....

The Coming Reality of Sea Level Rise: Too Fast Too Soon

Harold R. Wanless, Ph.D.
The reality of accelerating rates of sea level rise as the result of human-induced global warming is becoming increasingly dire and urgently needs to ...