ICF International conducted a midterm performance evaluation of the ADAPT Asia-Pacific project for the U.S. Agency for International Development's (USAID) Regional Development Mission for Asia program.
ICF International has supported a number of activities pertaining to the National Climate Assessment (NCA), including researching and writing technical reports; developing case studies; and planning, facilitating, and participating in working groups, workshops, and meetings.
Working with local counterparts, ICF International enhanced Nigeria's resilience, reducing poverty and promoting resources management using stakeholder engagement, community pilots, and a mainstream adaptation strategy.
ICF International conducted climate change risk assessments, increased awareness of climate change impacts, and developed adaptation options and responses for seven Alberta government departments.
ICF improved agriculture and rural livelihoods in Malawi with cost-effective adaptation and developed Malawi’s adaptation strategy and investment plan.
ICF International worked with the City of Toronto, Ontario, to develop a “trigger” to identify when an extended heat emergency should be declared.
ICF International worked with Colorado State University (CSU) to develop an integrated suite of models to project and map long-term county-level population movements in the United States.
ICF International developed a national tool and seven sectoral tools to help the World Bank (WB) meet its mandate to screen for climate risks in its investments.
ICF International worked with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to analyze factors that contribute to the sensitivity, exposure, and adaptive capacity of older adult populations in the United States.
ICF International provided extensive research, logistical, and editorial support for the development of this Synthesis and Assessment Product (SAP) for the U.S. Climate Change Science Program (CCSP).
ICF International supports the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Global Climate Change team by providing technical assistance and analysis for Agency bureaus, field missions, and partner practitioners to implement effective climate change adaptation activities and programs.
ICF International supported the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's first adaptation program, Climate Ready Estuaries. The program has worked with the National Estuary Program since 2007 to assess the vulnerability of estuaries to climate change impacts, to develop and implement adaptation programs in coastal areas, and to educate stakeholders about climate change impacts.
ICF International supported the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in the development and management of a climate ready estuaries program.
ICF International led this in-depth analysis of climate vulnerabilities in all modes of transportation to a full suite of climate-related hazards.
For the Federal Highway Administration, ICF created a model framework for incorporating climate change impacts on highway infrastructure into all aspects of the transportation decision lifecycle.
For the U.S. Global Change Research Program and the National Climate Assessment, ICF International assisted in developing a workshop: “Valuation Techniques and Metrics for Climate Change Impacts, Adaptation, and Mitigation Options: Methodological Perspectives for the National Climate Assessment.”
ICF International helped develop the content for a new climate change exhibit for the Marian Koshland Science Museum of the National Academy of Sciences.
ICF International supported the Asian Development Bank (ADB) by mapping climate vulnerability and risk for 10 Asian countries to help them become more resilient to climate change and climate-related hazards such as floods and droughts.
ICF is conducting a detailed analysis of the impacts of temperature change on the U.S. electric power industry.
ICF International is working with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to redesign and update the content of EPA’s climate change website.
ICF International is working with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) to develop a thorough study of the petroleum terminal infrastructure in New York State.
ICF International is supporting the U.S. Agency for International Development's (USAID) Climate Change Resilient Development (CCRD) program by providing technical assistance to the Macedonia Municipal Planning Integration Pilot.
ICF International supported a corporate risk assessment of climate change impacts on Health Canada's operations, responsibilities, and mandate.
ICF International worked with the Western Electricity Coordinating Council (WECC) to identify types of climate change risks and impacts occurring at the nexus of energy‐water‐land that electric utilities need to be aware of and plan for.
ICF International developed the Vulnerability Assessment Scoring Tool (VAST) for the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT).
ICF International contributed to an international workshop on adaptation monitoring and evaluation (M&E), in part, by leading a broad survey of M&E practitioners and articulating key recommendations.
ICF International conducted a study for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that quantified the relationship between specific climate attributes and property values using a national-level hedonic model to determine which features of climate (temperature, humidity, precipitation) are most important to evaluate.
ICF International is helping Philadelphia deepen its understanding of local climate risks, identify opportunities to prepare for those changes, inform the public about risks and adaptation opportunities, and build the capacity of city departments to include climate data in decision making.
ICF International supported the Navy Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) in developing communication guidance that provides Navy regions and installations with strategic Navy messaging on climate readiness.
ICF International is conducting an impact evaluation of the Global Facility for Disaster Risk Reduction (GFDRR) programs in Indonesia, Bangladesh, and Eastern Caribbean.
ICF International described the range of risks and opportunities faced by businesses due to climate change and developed a methodology for screening for climate risk to assist businesses in identifying whether they should perform a detailed risk assessment in the near future.
ICF International supported the development of Alaska's climate strategy by providing facilitation and technical support to its adaptation and other technical working groups and assisting in the development and writing of several sections, including the integrated Mitigation and Adaptation Strategy.
ICF International developed the Coupled Model Intercomparison Project (CMIP) Climate Data Processing Tool for the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT).
ICF International is leading the development and deployment of the U.S. Agency for International Development's (USAID) Climate Resilient Infrastructure Services (CRIS) program.
ICF International conducted a detailed analysis of the impacts of temperature change on the U.S. electric power sector to simulate changes in electrical demand and supply in response to a changing climate.
ICF International developed an approach and accompanying tool that accelerates, where possible, the planning and implementation of adaptation actions.
ICF International supports the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in its efforts to help state and local governments develop and implement clean energy and climate change policies.
ICF International is assisting the City of Benicia, California, to assess its vulnerability to extreme heat, sea level rise, and coastal storms and to develop appropriate adaptation measures.
ICF International has planned and facilitated more than a dozen peer exchanges with state departments of transportation and metropolitan planning organizations on climate change mitigation and adaptation.
ICF International updated the U.S. Agency for International Development's (USAID) Adaptation for Climate Resilient Development, a guidance used by USAID staff and their country partner stakeholders to integrate climate concerns into development and sector planning.
ICF International conducted hazard mitigation cost effectiveness (HMCE) analyses for 15 proposed resilience projects intended to reduce SEPTA's vulnerabilities to extreme weather events such as flooding and severe storms.
ICF International supported the California Energy Commission to perform a climate change vulnerability assessment for species covered by the Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan. This assessment included modeling potential distribution shifts in the Mohave ground squirrel under future climate scenarios.
ICF International is working with practitioners in transportation agencies across the United States to test methodologies for incorporating climate projections into engineering designs and site plans.
ICF International created a methodology for determining exposure of the U.S. coastal energy infrastructure system to sea level rise and storm surge.