The University of Arizona is a land grant institution with a history of research and community engagement on environmental issues, including climate change and adaptation. Centers such as The Center for Climate Adaptation Science and Solutions (CCASS) brings together a wealth of expertise at the University of Arizona to support sound management choices in the context of climate change, linking science, information needs of managers, and decision-making.

  • Change Policy and Law
  • Communicate and Engage
  • Measure and Learn
  • Plan
  • Shift Management Practices and Recurring Behavior

We believe we are qualified to provide climate adaptation services in the areas of construction, law and cities based, predominantly, on our experience completing such projects. As example, the framework of adaptive law informs and inspires the practice of law by Josh Stack, in advising clients such as cities and universities in how to design the legal and policy framework for adaptation projects. A project example here is advising a city land bank in how to implement a city building deconstruction pilot program.

  • Build Physical Infrastructure
  • Change Policy and Law
  • Communicate and Engage
  • Measure and Learn
  • Plan
  • Shift Management Practices and Recurring Behavior