Climate Risks and Impacts
Decisionmakers across the globe are grappling with how to measure climate risks as they seek to respond through mitigation and plan for the physical impacts and economic transition. Experts at RFF are quantifying the economic and social impacts of climate change, ensuring that decisionmakers are equipped with the data and policy tools they need to respond.
Wildfires in the United States 101: Context and Consequences
Learn more about the impacts of wildfires in this RFF explainer series.
Pricing Climate Risk in the Markets, with Robert Litterman
Listen to a conversation with Robert Litterman, Robert Litterman—a member of the RFF Board of Directors, as well as chairman of the Risk Committee and a founding partner of Kepos Capital—on pricing climate risk in the markets.
Developing environmental management solutions
Examining key challenges posed to endangered species
Hurricanes and Flooding
Studying the impacts of hurricanes and flooding on people and the environment
Analyzing the benefits of prevention and policies for control
Risk Analysis and Uncertainty
Quantifying and reducing uncertainty and analyzing climate and disaster risk
Informing effective water management policies, from water rights to quality
Analyzing how communities, land managers, and policymakers can mitigate wildfire disasters
Margaret A. Walls
Margaret Walls is a senior fellow at RFF. Her current research focuses on issues related to resilience and adaptation to extreme events, ecosystem services, and conservation, parks and public lands.
Matthew Wibbenmeyer is a fellow at RFF. His research seeks to understand climate impacts and climate mitigation policies related to the forest and land sectors, with a special focus on wildfire.
Leonard A. Shabman
Len Shabman is a Senior Fellow at RFF. His current work balances time spent in research with advisory activities in order to have a direct bearing on the design and execution of water and related resources policy.
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