Climate Change 2014: Mitigation of Climate Change

On April 15 in Berlin, Germany, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change approved and released Working Group III's Fifth Assessment Report - a comprehensive assessment of all relevant options for mitigating climate change through limiting or preventing greenhouse gas emissions, as well as activities that remove them from the atmosphere.

The American Planning Association's 2014 National Planning Conference will be held in Atlanta from April 26-30.

A forum featuring prominent speakers on climate science, training bootcamps, and a variety of educational activities for attendees.

Regional conference for planners, decision-makers, & educators on how communities can be more resilient to severe weather & climate impacts.

Texas A&M’s Hazard Reduction & Recovery Center is hosting a symposium on topics from hazard mitigation to recovery & adaptation.

The California Adaptation Forum aims to create a network of adaptation leaders committed to addressing climate risks in California.

This three-day conference will bring together practitioners, policy makers, and researchers to discuss climate change resiliency in the Great Lakes region.

This interactive conference will be geared towards networking and exchange among stakeholders and decision makers throughout the Carolina region.

This conference will focus on the science, impacts, planning, and response to climate change along the East Coast.

This video describes the impact of extreme heat on Philadelphia in the summer of 2011 and how the city is adapting to new expectations about its weather. It uses this example to introduce the new national climate normals, released by NOAA's National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) that summer.