Climate Risks and Impacts
Decisionmakers across the globe are grappling with how to account for risk and uncertainty about climate impacts as they plan for a changing world. 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.
Wildfire, Smoke, and Outdoor Recreation in the Western United States
How does smoke affect outdoor recreation in the United States? An RFF study seeks to find out.
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.
Environmental Justice: Climate Impacts, Adaptation, and Resilience
Watch this installment of Exposure—RFF and the Urban Institute's six-part webinar series on environmental justice.
Adaptation and Resilience
Building resilience and adapting to a changing world
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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