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Understanding Climate Change (PastForward Online 2021) 

09-21-2021 12:16

This webinar took place on September 21, 2021. 

Are you eager to tackle climate issues but not sure where to start? This workshop provides clarity of definitions and terminology, describes climate concepts and outlines various strategies to address the impacts of climate on heritage. National organizations and subject matter experts will provide attendees a basic understanding of the role of cultural resources in climate change mitigation and adaptation and specific resources and guidelines to begin climate work. Developed in partnership with the National Park Service.


  • Jim Lindberg, National Trust for Historic Preservation
  • Lindsey Wallace, National Main Street Center
  • Carl Elefante, Principal Emeritus, Quinn Evans and Senior Fellow, Architecture 2030
  • Brian Goeken, National Park Service
  • Jenny Parker, National Park Service
  • Erin Minnigan, Preservation Society of Charleston
  • Jennifer Wellock, National Park Service
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Additional Resources from the Chat (these links are also located in the handout).


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[Slides] Understanding Climate Change   91.79 MB   1 version
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[Handout] Understanding Climate Change Additional Resources   219 KB   1 version
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