1. Video 4: The State of Play in the UNFCCC Negotiations

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    Countries gather in Paris in December 2015 to finalize and agree to a new agreement to address climate change. After twenty five years, many hope that the future of climate action will be brighter than the past. For these negotiations to be successful, countries must address many thorny issues to catalyze climate action that is meaningful, and lasts into the future.

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    • Video 3: The Science and Economics of Climate Governance

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      There are many actors involved in international climate governance. Two key communities are those researching and disseminating climate science and those working to build low-carbon economies. This video takes a closer look at these communities working for climate action. It also picks up on climate finance, which is one of the means of implementation introduced in video two (The Pillars of Climate Governance).

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      • Video 2: The Pillars of Climate Governance

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        Modern international climate governance is organized around three pillars: mitigation, adaptation and means of implementation. Under each pillar are many issues and policies, illustrating the many ways climate change affects our lives.

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        • Item 18: Forest Conservation Banks Powerpoint Presentation

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          The PowerPoint Presentation shown to the Board on May 22, 2014. To watch the video where the planner and manager of the Bank Program Katherine Nelson discuss the Policies of the program, please visit the webpage; https://vimeo.com/135279798 or search Item_18. For more information and updates about the Forest Conservation Banks program please visit our website; http://www.montgomeryplanning.org/environment/forest_conservation_banks/index.shtm

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          • Expert Meeting on Insurance and Resilience - Group Exercise - July 9, 2015

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            Build a list of options and strategies that mitigate or reduce flood losses and help communities to become more resilient to floods.

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            • Expert Meeting on Insurance and Resilience - Panel 1 - July 10, 2015

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              "Earthquake Insurance Market in the US; How can one characterize the supply and demand for earthquake insurance in the US?; How does affordability of earthquake insurance affect the demand for earthquake coverage?; Has earthquake insurance encouraged adoption of other types of loss reduction measures? If not, why not?; What can be done to improve California's public-private partnership for earthquake insurance and what are some alternative models for earthquake insurance?"

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              • Expert Meeting on Insurance and Resilience - Welcome - July 10, 2015

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                New Ways Forward for Earthquake Insurance and Resilience; What motivates people to buy or not buy earthquake insurance?; How can insurance coupled with other policy tools increase community resilience with respect to the earthquake risk?; How do actions of retrofitting work with earthquake insurance to increase resilience?; What are the lessons from California and other countries that can be applied to those who reside in other seismically active areas in the US?

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                • Expert Meeting on Insurance and Resilience - Panel 3 - July 9, 2015

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                  Insurance, investments, and new ways forward on flood resilience; How can insurance and other options and strategies foster greater resilience for flood risks? What are some of those other options?; How can the financial and insurance markets manage flood risk due to climate change and other long-term changes?; How can the decisions that drive investments also drive enhanced mitigation and resilience for floods?; How can the quantitative tools of the insurance industry (modes, etc.) be used to quantify avoided losses due to enhanced resilience?

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                  • Expert Meeting on Insurance and Resilience - Group Exercise - July 10, 2015

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                    Build a list of options and strategies that mitigate or reduce earthquake losses and help communities to become more resilient to earthquakes.

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