Despite ongoing mitigation efforts, some climate change impacts are already unavoidable, necessitating adaptation measures, such as adjustments to infrastructure, insurance markets, and zoning laws. Experts at RFF assess the design and application of policies to build resilience against sea-level rise, catastrophic weather events, and changing norms.
Report — Sep 4, 2019
Environmental Projects in Urban Areas: Analysis to Support Corps of Engineers Project Planning and Budgeting
This report describes US Army Corps of Engineers planning and budget justification practices in coastal and estuarine environments—with a focus on urban settings—and explores the current and potential application of ecosystem services analysis to Corps decisionmaking.
Journal Article — May 1, 2019
The Invisible Flood: The Chemistry, Ecology, and Social Implications of Coastal Saltwater Intrusion
An exploration of climate impacts on saltwater intrusion and their implications for adaptation in coastal ecosystems
Working Paper — Aug 18, 2017
The Impact of Credit Constraints and Climatic Factors on Choice of Adaptation Strategies: Evidence from Rural Ethiopia
Conversations with Nobel Laureates — Dec 13, 2012
Resources 2020 with Thomas C. Schelling
Workshop/Seminar — Jun 1, 2011
Reforming Institutions and Managing Extremes: U.S. Policy Options for Adapting to Climate Change
Workshop/Seminar — Feb 3, 2010