Logistics - Host City

We're going to Atlanta, Georgia!  


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Welcome to Atlanta, Georgia, the 5th National Adaptation Forum host city.

Atlanta, Georgia is an exciting destination with sprawling infrastructure and expansive green spaces. Whether you're hoping to visit the Center for Civil and Human Rights or take a walk on the Atlanta Beltline, the city is robust with culture, charm and world-class attractions. Learn more about the local attractions, arts & culture, shopping, and recreation by reading the 50 Fun Things to see and do in Atlanta guide. 


5 Adaptation Facts about our Host Location: 

 Atlanta's Office of Resilience houses many initiatives focused on intersectional city-wide resilience. The city also released a mitigation-focused climate action plan in 2015. 

 The Georgia Climate Project is a growing network of experts providing resources to decision-makers on climate change. It hosted its first conference in 2019 and its website shares educational tools such as the Georgia Climate Stories map. 

 In October 2019, Atlanta, GA broke its warmest October daily temperature record. Extreme heats, droughts and tropical storms are some of the area's major climate-related concerns.

 Atlanta was home to much of the Civil Rights Movement's history, as the birthplace of leaders like Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This movement played a key role in the Environmental Justice Movement.

 In 2019, 13% of the National Adaptation Forum participants came from the Southeastern U.S.