Sleepwalking into Catastrophe?

According to Zurich Insurance Group Chief Risk Officer Alison Martin, we are “sleepwalking into catastrophe” due to the environmental risks facing our world.

The World Economic Forum’s Global Risk Report 2019 found that three of the top five risks by likelihood and four of the top five risks by impact to our global economy are related to the environment. Our community has firsthand experience with both acute and long-term threats, from wildfires during our summer tourist season to spring floods, from drought to snowfall changes, and beyond. But we can do something about it!

Join us for the second Blaine County Resilience Workshop on March 11, 9:30am-4:30pm, at Community Campus in Hailey, where we will build solutions to our risks and turn them into opportunities. Working groups will refine and build concrete .projects based on the priorities identified by our community at our December 3 workshop, with affordable housing, local energy, local food and regenerative agriculture, water, transportation, local jobs and community building topping the list.

Working groups are already starting to form, so please register ASAP to help shape our future! We are excited to offer a free locally sourced lunch from local chef Lindsay Czech so please register to help us ensure plenty of good food for all.

If there is a new project that you feel is important to Blaine County’s resilience that you or your organization would want to lead, you can add it when you register. We request that you ensure your collaborators (experts and resource partners) attend the March 11 workshop to build your solution.

This free event is sponsored by Blaine County, City of Ketchum, Sun Valley Institute,
and Warm Springs Consulting.

To register: http://tinyurl.com/y4xmgkle

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