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Webinar Series: Business, Biodiversity And Climate Change

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Webinar Series: Business, Biodiversity And Climate Change

1. The Business of Risk: Climate and Resilience

January 11, 2017 at 1:15 PM to 2:15 PM EST at

This webinar will explore the implications of climate risk for business. Experts from among the companies most advanced in resilience thinking will share their views of how climate risk has changed their firms products, services, and ways of doing business and how to weigh the costs of acting on climate against the risks of not preparing.

2. Why Companies Should Care About Biodiversity: Biodiversity and Corporate Sustainability

January 18, 2016 1:15 to 2:45 PM EST at

Join Arizona State University's Global institute of Sustainability (ASU-GIS) and the Security and Sustainability Forum (SSF) on how biodiversity thinking benefits companies. The session will be led by Leah Gerber, Director of the Center for Biodiversity Outcomes at The Center brings together individuals and groups from academia, nonprofit, policy and corporate sectors to achieve common goals of conservation biodiversity and sustainable management of natural resources in the 21st century.

3. Restoring the Carbon Balance: The Technologies

February 1, 2016, 1:00 to 2:30 PM EST at

The capacity of the Earth's atmosphere to safely hold excess carbon without too much warming is limited. Unless that pace is dramatically accelerated, the planet will almost certainly exceed its carbon budget within two decades, if it hasn't already. This concern has led the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) to conclude that Negative Emissions Technologies (NETs), which remove CO2 from the air, will be needed to meet climate goals. However, NETs are still in the research, development or demonstration stages of commercialization and may not be ready in time, or feasible at the necessary scale. Join ASU-GIS & SSF, where leading experts will address the research, policies, economics and accountability needed to restore the Carbon Budget.

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