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How Can Preservation Respond To The Need To Mitigate And Adapt To Climate Change Impacts?

I've been asked to facilitate a Town Hall along with colleague Jim Lindberg at the National Trust on the topic of Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation. Specifically, I want to hear from you, my colleagues, working in the field of adaptation and historic preservation. Your knowledge and involvement, your informed voices will contribute greatly to our shared effort of adapting historic communities to a future of climate change. Please help us share with other preservationists the urgent need to develop a National Impact Agenda on Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation. Take a few minutes from your day to record a thirty-second to two-minute video in response to the following question.

How can preservation respond to the need to mitigate and adapt to climate change impacts?

The deadline for submission is October 15th.

For recording and submitting the video, instructions follow.

  1. Record your response on video via iPhone, Android or computer.

  2. Videos must be no longer than two minutes in length.

  3. Begin your video with your name and your affiliation and/or field.

  4. Please name your video using your name and Question 2. Example: JaneSmithQ2

  5. Videos must be uploaded to Dropbox: LINK TO DROPBOX (with a signed video release form)

  6. Video release forms must be filled out and uploaded to Drobox at the time of your video submission. (I've pre-completed the session information and have the form attached.)

  7. Submissions must be received no later than Thursday, October 15th, 2020.

Thank you so much for considering my request. If you have any questions, please contact Molly Baker at


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