Upcoming Conferences

Priorities of Island Communities
03-08-2022 - 03-11-2022

Introduction: The often-dramatic advancements in science and technology that have characterized the outset of the 21st century are now important tools...    


Foresight from the COVID-19 Pandemic (FCP)
06-01-2022 - 12-31-2022

Introduction COVID-19 has taught the world, once again, the painful lesson that the lack of preparedness for infectious disease pandemics is a tragic...    


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...    


Production and Exportation
07-04-2022 - 07-08-2022

Introduction: The often-dramatic advancements in science and technology that have characterized the outset of the 21st century are now important tools...    


Sea Level Rise: What's Our Next Move?

Convened by
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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 ...