October 24, 2022 – Day One (12 Noon Eastern Time)
Panel 1: The Legislation Front
New congressional and legislative mandates are crucial in mitigating the impact of climate change. This panel focuses on the efforts to address coverage for California wildfires and rebuilding post-disaster, Florida’s market dynamics, and what policy makers are doing to address regional climate risk and redevelopment challenges.
Panel 2: Resiliency in Action-Financing
A recent report by the Climate Policy Initiative highlights annual global climate finance capital flows at $632 billion for 2019 and 2020, with 90% going towards the mitigation of greenhouse gases and about 10% towards climate resilience. With an estimated annual climate finance capital flow need of $4.35 trillion to meet our global climate objectives by 2030, and as 2022 clearly marks the year of the climate crisis around the world, this panel will explore how public, private, and philanthropic leaders are identifying mechanisms for innovative climate finance strategies for resilience in the United States. From new resources from the federal government and private sector investment, to the role of nonprofits and philanthropy in providing technical assistance, come and learn about new approaches to addressing climate finance and resilience.
Panel 3: Resiliency in Action-Implementation
The panel will discuss efforts underway to establish broader public-private partnerships that enhance community resilience and address challenges associated with climate, risk and sustainability. In addition, perspective will be provided on evolving technology and the role risk-transfer can play to creating more resilient households and communities while improving equity in recovery from disasters.