Fisk Community Environmental Program Virtual Workshop

We would like to invite you, your colleagues, friends, and neighbors to participate in the Fisk University Environmental Program’s Virtual Community Workshop: “Building Family and Community Resilience to Extreme Heat and Cold”. This workshop will be held on Tuesday, September 19th from 6:30-8:00pm on Zoom. This event is free and open to all.

Recent discussions in previous workshops have focused on the mitigation of the rate of climate change and its devastating impacts. This workshop will focus on adaptions and strategies that communities and families can take to increase their resiliency to the impacts of climate change. Areas of focus include:

  • Applicable hazards and their potential impact
  • Impacts of Extreme Heat and Extreme Cold exposure on Health
  • Nashville Heat Watch Campaign and lessons learned
  • Metro Nashville Climate and Resilience Action Plan (under development)
  • Extreme heat adaptation strategies under consideration
  • Extreme cold adaption strategies under consideration
  • Resources and lessons learned from other cities
  • Suggestions and input from workshop participants

To register please contact Dr. Robert C. Wingfield.

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