Numerous groups, websites, and universities are creating webinars and making the webcast accessible, after the fact, through the internet. Jump started during COVID, webinars have boomed in popularity, making them a great (often free) resource for anyone with a wi-fi connection.
The following webinars are however regularly updated and also free so you don’t have to register or pay to
watch them –
- CDC’s Climate and Health webinars
- USGS’s webinars on climate adaption science centers
- Global Change Research Program webinars
In our CCR list, you will find recommended webinars hosted by climate change, health, and environment professionals.
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A few weeks after the Arctic sea ice reached its minimum coverage for 2019, Dr. Claire L. Parkinson shares the story of Arctic and Antarctic sea ice as revealed from a 40-year satellite record and how the sea ice relates to the rest of the climate system.
Soil Carbon Sequestration: How Does Tillage Affect Soil Carbon?Keen public interest in soil carbon sequestration will test the scientific community’s ability to deliver effective soil management practices and durable scientific concepts. In this seven-part webinar series we will hear diverse perspectives on key questions that inform how to go about sequestering soil carbon in working lands.
Webinar: Timing is Everything: How Fish and Wildlife are Responding to Climate Change Through Shifts in the Timing of Life EventsChanges in phenology, or the seasonal timing of recurring life history events such as breeding, feeding, and movements, have emerged as a primary indicator of species’ responses to climate change. In terrestrial environments, shifts in phenology have been well documented; for example, earlier onset of spring and advances in the timing of emergence, flowering, and arrival times of migratory organisms have all been observed. Far fewer examples exist that provide direct evidence for climate-induced shifts in marine phenology.
A Breath of Fresh Air: Managing Air QualityBy Antioch University New EnglandBurning fossil fuels for energy, driving cars, and incinerating garbage are all practices that cause air pollution leading to a number of health concerns including asthma, allergies, lung disease, anxiety, and depression. The elderly, young children, pregnant women are especially vulnerable. This session examined the current scientific understanding of the impacts of climate change on air quality and discussed adaptation measures to reduce the public health consequences.
Circular Packaging: The State of PlayBy GreenBizA confluence of forces is roiling the packaging industry. The combination of concerns about plastic waste, the emergence of the circular economy, and the blossoming of advanced, environmentally friendly materials is changing how manufacturers and brands are thinking about packaging. Suddenly, companies are finding that their brand equity and growth potential may be threatened over concerns about waste and pollution.
Climate Change: What Your Audience Wants to KnowFeaturing Ed Maibach, George Mason University Center for Climate Change Communication
Climate Changes Children’s Health: Protecting Our FutureBy American Public Health AssociationPart of the Year of Climate Change and Health webinar series, this seventh installment highlights children's sensitivity to the health threats imposed by climate change, and will offer solutions to help this vulnerable population mitigate and adapt to those threats. Brought to you by APHA and the Mid-Atlantic Center for Children's Health and the Environment. VIEW THE RECORDED WEBINAR View webinar slides (PDF): Welcome, Willis, Anderko, Chalupka, Conclusion
Climate Changes Health: Adaptation in ActionBy American Public Health AssociationLearn about the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's BRACE, or Building Resilience Against Climate Effects, framework and climate adaptation steps taking place in states across the nation to prevent the health threats related to climate change. This webinar will bring to life the Read Adaptation in Action Part II 2018: Grantee Success Stories from CDC's Climate and Health Program report (PDF), which highlights successful ways communities have responded to the challenge of climate change. VIEW THE RECORDED WEBINAR View webinar slides (PDF): Welcome, Conlon, Moran, York, Gost, Conclusion
Climate Changes Health: EquityBy American Public Health AssociationDuring this webinar brought to you by APHA and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, you'll hear from speakers who are engaged in the fight for healthy communities, exploring strategies that address climate change and health inequities here in the U.S. This webinar will bring to life the upcoming guidebook Climate Change, Health and Equity: A Guide for Local Health Departments, which aims to help local health departments deepen their engagement in the integration of climate change into public health practice. VIEW THE RECORDED WEBINAR View webinar slides (PDF): Welcome, Rudolph, Blixt and Muellman, Pfohman, Conclusion
Statistics Across Subjects: Teach About Climate Change With Graphs From The New York TimesBy The New York TimesTeaching students how to read, interpret and question graphs, maps and charts is a key 21st-century skill. Join us for this free webinar as we explore how to teach and learn with the award-winning graphics from The New York Times. Please register in advance.
The 4th National Climate AssessmentBy Katharine HayhoeFeaturing Katharine Hayhoe, Director of Texas Tech Climate Science Center WATCH Accompanying Presentation (PDF)
The Economics of Climate ChangeBy Climate CentralFeaturing Billy Pizer, Professor of Public Policy, Duke University WATCH Accompanying Presentation (PDF)
The Next Frontier: Emerging Models in Renewable Energy ProcurementBy YaleClimateConnectionsCompanies of all sizes are investigating ways to take back control of their energy procurement and source more renewable energy from clean power sources, including wind and solar projects. That strategy is often informed by a corporate desire to reduce carbon emissions but there are many other potential benefits — there are also exciting new business models quickly expanding the options for corporate buyers, especially those considering their first deal.
The Role of Buyouts in Flood ResilienceBy Antioch University New EnglandBuying and demolishing flood damaged homes is often the best option for the owners, the town, the waterway, and public safety. When FEMA funds can be matched with HUD funds, this can take place with very little cost to towns and get owners 100% of their pre-flood value. However, like any program with two sources of federal funds and some state and local involvement, there can be many obstacles along the way. Come and learn from the duo that made many of the buyouts happen in Vermont post-Tropical Storm Irene. This presentation will dive from the high-level rationale for such a program to the ground level of actually getting it done 150 times. If your community is next to the ocean or along a river, you should have a handle on how to use funds to buy out properties, thus permanently avoiding future repeated flood damage. Register Now