Themes

Thinking in systems, the summit topics interweave themes that illustrate the complexity of climate change and the interrelationships between solutions and adaptation. The five core themes are:

Summit Agenda

Main Panel Session Topics

  1. Economic Cost of Climate Change
  2. Risks and Impacts Idaho Overview
  3. Drought and Increased Water Temperature
  4. Wildfire
  5. Health and Quality of Life
  6. Innovative Solutions by Industrial Leaders
  7. New Ventures and Economic Opportunities

Breakout Session Topics

Boise:

  1. Forests and Wildfire
  2. Health and Quality of Life
  3. Recreation, Fish and Wildlife
  4. Agriculture and Rangeland
  5. Infrastructure and Built Environment

Moscow:

  1. Forests and Wildfire
  2. Health and Quality of Life
  3. Agriculture and Rangeland
  4. Recreation, Fish and Wildlife
  5. Infrastructure and Built Environment

Pocatello:

  1. Forests, Wildlife, Fish and Recreation
  2. Infrastructure and Built Environment
  3. Agriculture and Rangeland

Outcomes

  • Share how Idahoans and communities have planned/are planning to address climate risks
  • Explore economic opportunities and efficiencies and build upon innovative ideas
  • Expand discussions on local solutions and adaptations
  • Build new collaborations, commitments and ongoing forums
  • Provide resources and references for short and long term actions and small and large-scale innovations

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