Designing resilient coastal solutions to help minimize impacts of climate change
Richard Czlapinski is a senior coastal engineer and project manager for Tetra Tech’s Center of Coastal Services in southeast Florida and has more than 45 years of experience specializing in shoreline protection and coastal restoration projects. He is a Diplomate in Coastal Engineering as certified by the Academy of Coastal, Ocean, Port and Navigation Engineers (ACOPNE). ACOPNE is subsidiary of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and offers advanced technical specialty certifications. Richard served as President of the ACOPNE Board of Trustees from 2012 to 2013.
International Paper to share water stewardship journey on World Resources Institute webinar
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International Paper invites you to join us for a special World Resources Institute webinar. International Paper Manager, Natural Capital Stewardship, Matt Inbusch, will be joining professionals from other companies to discuss actions companies can take from measuring water challenges to spurring collective actions in their basins of operations.
Earth Day is upon us once again this week and there has never been a more urgent call for people around the globe to unite and work towards combating the world’s climate crisis.
With a billion people celebrating Earth Day each year, the international day of environmental action focuses on a ‘Restore Our Earth’ theme for 2021. The theme brings a greater sense of urgency to reduce our impact on the planet and address how we may start to repair the ecosystems worldwide.
ST. PAUL, Minn., May 6, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and infection prevention solutions and services, launched Water Flow Intelligence, a digital service that provides industry with real-time visibility of water usage at the enterprise, site and asset levels.
The convergence of freshwater and saltwater creates a unique ecosystem where salt marshes, mangroves, and sea grasses sequester Blue Carbon, support biodiversity, and protect coastal areas from erosion. Data Tide’s patterning is the graphic interpretation of the positive ecological influence of this Blue Carbon capture, translated visually through data sets.
Public health emergencies, social and economic inequality and the ramifications of climate change stand among the most immediate and pressing global issues of our time. In response, governments, corporations and investors have rallied around sustainability efforts, not only to preserve our planet for current and future generations, but also to improve the standard of living for diverse communities.
In celebration of Earth Day, President & CEO Marty Flanagan shares his love of scuba diving and fly fishing and stresses the importance of protecting the coral reefs. He also highlights the many ways that Invesco helps protect the environment, including through our NetZero pledge.
“On Earth Day we reflect and focus on what each of us can do to make a difference both individually and as an organization. I believe that asset managers can play a critical role in reducing the impact of climate change on our planet.” - Marty Flanagan, President & CEO
For all the heartache and hardship that the coronavirus pandemic has wreaked on humanity, climate change remains the greatest existential threat to our planet. And as we approach the commemoration of Earth Day, the need for climate action has never been more urgent.
Combating our climate crisis is an unprecedented challenge, and this coming decade will prove decisive. I am optimistic that we can meet this challenge, but it will require every country and every organization to step up and show leadership.