In this ten-minute video produced by Headwaters Economics, learn how leaders in Austin, TX came to realize the magnitude of the wildfire threat, and how they brought together diverse interests to protect their community.
Many mobile home parks face higher flood risk and relocation may be the best option. A review of 12 mobile home park buyout projects illustrates how policy innovation and resident engagement can increase success.
Climate change has the potential to destabilize general operating budgets and constrain access to lending markets. These presentations share promising solutions for “climate-proofing” budgets.
Economic methods and data can engage diverse audiences and tell new stories to help cities make a case for climate adaptation.
Integrate socioeconomic and climate data to map neighborhoods at risk in selected cities.
Video: Prioritizing climate resilience using Headwaters Economics tools.
Identify neighborhoods in six Great Lakes cities that meet socioeconomic vulnerability criteria.
Lack of access to a vehicle, poverty, and disabilities, can make evacuation difficult or impossible for some households.
This story map provides Taos County residents with information about the ecological role of fire, the region’s wildfire risk, forest restoration projects, and emergency preparedness.
A sample of research and free tools available to help communities better understand the potential socioeconomic impacts of climate change.
This post summarizes the Climate Adaptation Report which provides a description of key economic sectors at greatest risk from extreme weather or long-term climate shifts and is intended to prepare the region’s forests, water resources, and communities for a less certain future.
This paper presents ten examples of cities and counties around the country and the key lessons learned in the process of moving from planning to implementation on climate change adaptation.
A report on socioeconomic conditions of Missoula County as part of public process of developing a climate change adaptation plan.