Climate Adaptation Center Announces First Conference

The center's first-ever climate forecast conference will be held on Nov. 19, 2021.

By Staff July 19, 2021

Hurricane Elsa earlier this month

Hurricane Elsa earlier this month

Sarasota's Climate Adaptation Center recently announced its first-ever climate forecast conference, which will be held on Nov. 19, 2021, at the University of South Florida's Sarasota-Manatee campus. The conference will look forward to the years 2030, 2040 and 2050; topics will include the frequency of hurricanes and their characteristics, including intensity, duration and storm surge; the outlook for red tide, including duration and impact on human health; sea level rise; day and night temperatures; the issue of low-probability, high-impact events; and investments and investing in light of forecasts.

The climate forecast will be updated annually and aims to provide decision-making guidance for industry, academia and local and state governments. Registration opens soon; learn more here.

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