View Emily Therese Cloyd's presentation here.
The focus of the May 13, 2014 meeting of the Engineers Forum on Sustainability (EFS) was a discussion of the National Climate Assessment Report, which was released during the week of May 5. Ms. Emily Therese Cloyd of the National Climate Assessment staff provided an overview - view her presentation by clicking the link above. The vision of the National Climate Assessment is to enhance the ability of the United States to anticipate, mitigate, and adapt to changes in the global environment; and they are working to advance an inclusive, broad-based, and sustained process for assessing and communicating scientific knowledge of the impacts, risks, and vulnerabilities associated with a changing global climate in support of decision-making across the United States. Additional information can be found at www.globalchange.gov. Cloyd’s bio is found at here.
|9:00-9:30AM||Coffee and Networking|
|9:30-9:45AM||Opening Remarks and Introductions
Subhas Sikdar, US EPA Office of Research and Development, EFS Chair
Each association representative may present a short preview of their current sustainability projects
Emily Therese Cloyd, Public Participation and Engagement Coordinator, National Climate Assessment
How the engineering societies can respond to the National Climate Assessment and engage in its Sustained Assessment Process
|12:00-12:15PM||Plans for 2014 EFS Meetings|
More information on the National Climate Assessment (NCA) here.