About the Kickoff Plenary: A Reason for Hope
Thursday, June 24th, 8:30-10:00am
While the 2021 California Adaptation Forum focuses on The Grand Adaptation Challenge, we want to focus first on the tremendous progress that California’s adaptation community has made in recent years that give us A Reason for Hope.
The climate challenges we face are undoubtedly immense. Communities are already facing the devastating impacts of wildfires, extreme heat, drought, and flooding, exacerbating historic and ongoing inequities in marginalized communities. However, we know that there are many successes to celebrate – from community-led initiatives to ambitious State actions and beyond. The adaptation community is growing and mobilizing; more communities are developing actionable adaptation plans; and we’re continuing to witness our collective transition from adaptation awareness and planning to real, on-the-ground action. We invite you to join us for this inspiring and engaging conversation with community and State leaders.