Outrider: "Is a River Infrastructure? Experts Say the US is Rediscovering the Value of Natural Systems"
A story about the importance of riverine ecosystem services extensively quotes Fellow Hannah Druckenmiller.
As the largest city in the United States, New York City is an icon of the human-built landscape: towering skyscrapers form canyons around city streets, the sprawling network of subways, the waterfront is lit with glittering electric lights. But some of its most critical infrastructure, according to resident Hannah Druckenmiller, is its expansive, wooded parks.
“Giving people access to land where they can be healthy and that regulates the local climate, is definitely infrastructure,” says Druckenmiller, an environmental economist and fellow at Resources for the Future, an independent research institute where she studies the value of healthy ecosystems.
[Druckenmiller is quoted six more times.]
Media Highlight — Dec 15, 2022
Scientific American: "How Water Cycles Can Help Prevent Disastrous Floods and Droughts"
A journal article coauthored by Fellow Hannah Druckenmiller on the economic benefits of wetlands is covered in this story by Scientific American.
Common Resources — Dec 14, 2022
Remembering Herman Daly
RFF Senior Fellow Michael A. Toman reflects on the life and legacy of Herman E. Daly, an influential economist who passed away this fall.
Media Highlight — Nov 16, 2022
Nature: "Smarter Ways with Water"
An article in Nature Magazine about our relationship with water quotes RFF Fellow Hannah Druckenmiller and cites her work on the economic value of wetlands.